Biotech Spotlight: How AI and Advanced Computing are Driving Innovation in Biohealth
August 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Innovative startups working in the intersection of biotech and computing
Monday, August 16, 2:45 – 4:15 pm
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Deep learning for healthcare management. Software modeling of drug activity in the body. Machine learning-based diagnostics. Increasingly, biotech and healthtech startups are solving problems and building solutions through advanced computing technology and artificial intelligence. Hear from leaders of some of the region’s most innovative startups working in the intersection of biotech and computing
- Timothy Perk of AIQ Solutions
- Shannon Bruse of Empirico Inc.
- Jalal Sulaiman of PROMISS Diagnostics
- Joseph Grudzinski of Voximetry
who built their companies around UW–Madison technologies. This panel is for biotech entrepreneurs who have large datasets to analyze and complex problems to solve, and for software innovators who want to understand more about biotech and healthtech business problems, datasets, and how computing technology can be part of the solution. Presented by UW–Madison’s Innovate Network and Forward BIO Institute.
Moderator: Bill Murphy, Forward BIO Institute
Host: Jeanine Burmania, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF)
The 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.