Biotech Spotlight: Forward BIOLABS Virtual Tour & Startup Flash Talks

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Biotech Spotlight: Forward BIOLABS Virtual Tour & Startup Flash Talks

August 17, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Biotech SpotlightGet a behind-the-scenes look at Madison’s only co-working life science labs

Tuesday, August 17, 2:30 – 3:30 pm
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Forward BIOLABS helps biotech startups move faster, getting started with the right facility and equipment at the right time. Take a look at the co-working lab and hear from some of the game-changing startups working within our community. This panel is for entrepreneurs and industry partners, those starting or scaling any kind of biotech company, and those interested in lessons in innovation, technology de-risking, and early manufacturing from some of Madison’s most innovative companies. Presented by Forward BIOLABS, UW–Madison’s Innovate Network, and University Research Park.

Flash Talks by Member Startups:

  • Cultured Decadence
  • Endsulin
  • Gregor Diagnostics

Moderator: Jessica Martin-Eckerly, Forward BIOLABS
Host: Mike Partsch, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF)



Forward Fest logoThe Forward Festival is Wisconsin’s largest technology and entrepreneurship festival, attracting more than 5,000 attendees and serving as host for more than 40 events over 8 days every August.

Several UW–Madison leaders, innovators and key partners will join the slate of entrepreneurial events presented during the annual, 8-day Forward Fest, Wisconsin’s largest celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Registration is now open for five events to be presented by, or in partnership with, UW-Madison’s Innovate Network, a collective of campus-affiliated organizations that provide entrepreneurial resources to innovators at UW–Madison and statewide.

The five virtual events include a three-event Biotech Spotlight series, which will focus on aspects of startups, tech and innovation within the biotech space. The final event, Launch, Learn and Pivot: Startup Stories will present opportunities, challenges and lessons learned from several local entrepreneurs at various stages of growth in their respective businesses.