Event Calendar

UW Health Mindfulness Based Cancer Recovery, Feb 27 – Apr 16, 2024, Registration Starts Nov 24

Online Event

Created by leading psycho-oncologists, the Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery (MBCR) program is based on Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), a therapeutic combination of mindfulness meditation, gentle yoga, and simple practices designed to let go of fears, concerns, and focus on living well. MBCR is open to all cancer patients and survivors, and their support network.

The Future of Cancer Care: A Path Toward Personalized Treatment

Online Event

Morgridge - Join us for a special webinar to learn about novel approaches to delivering precision cancer therapies. We’ll discuss groundbreaking methods among biomedical engineers and clinicians to tailor treatments to patients.

BioForward’s End of Year Celebration!

The Edgewater Hotel 1001 Wisconsin Pl, Madison, WI, United States

To thank BioForward members for their continued support, BioForward’s End of Year celebration is a FREE event. This special event promises to be a night full of festivities, networking, and recognition as we come together to honor the remarkable achievements of the biohealth industry. It’s also an occasion to celebrate the Wisconsin Biohealth Tech Hub’s Phase 1 designation—a significant milestone that wouldn’t have been possible without the dedication and innovation of our members.

Madworks Fall 2023 Cohort: Graduation Celebration

StartingBlock 821 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI

Our current Madworks Accelerator cohort is set to graduate on Thursday, December 14. Please join us as we celebrate the hard work the founders have put in during the 10-week program. The event will include presentations by each company, light appetizers, and networking.

“Shark Tank” for the Arts! Arts Business Competition – Deadline Dec 21


The University of Wisconsin–Madison Arts Business Competition encourages new thinking and innovative ideas. The campus-wide competition provides support for student-driven projects. Entrants develop and submit a detailed proposal for an arts event, exhibition, performance series, commercial venture, or other artistic project.

Draper Tech. Innovation Fund (TIF) – 2024 Q4 Deadline Feb. 15


Administered in partnership between Discovery to Product and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, the Draper TIF provides a mechanism to support the additional research often necessary to bring new concepts and inventions to the patent and licensing stage. The program goal is the eventual introduction of new products and processes into the marketplace for the public good.

State Economic Engagement & Development (SEED) Fund – 2025 Deadline, Feb 15, 2024


The State Economic Engagement & Development (SEED) Research Program grants are administered by Discovery to Product (D2P). SEED grants allow UW–Madison faculty and academic staff with ownership in a Wisconsin company to apply for funding to engage in innovative research, generate additional private and public sector support for their research programs, and promote technology transfer between the University and industry.