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DOE SBIR/STTR Program Essentials with DOE Program Manager

Online Event

Don’t miss this overview of the Department of Energy SBIR/STTR program, featuring DOE’s Outreach Program Manager, Eileen Chant. Learn how to prepare quality, fund-able applications and realize best practices and common pitfalls to avoid! This webinar is ideal for researchers and small businesses interested in getting R&D funding for their innovative solution.


Power Breakfast featuring Kevin Conroy of Exact Sciences

Pfister Hotel 424 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee

Join Milwaukee Business Journal Editor in Chief Mark Kass in a live discussion with Chairman and CEO of Exact Sciences, Kevin Conroy. They will be talking about growth plans for Exact Sciences, its latest products for early detection and cancer treatment along with its involvement in the community.


Henry Maier Festival Park. 200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee

In its fourth year, Summerfest Tech will continue to support the growing tech initiative in the region and the state with an event convening technologists, business leaders, and innovators. Programming will range from keynotes and breakouts focused on creating a tech town and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Wisconsin-Style Diplomacy in a Pandemic-Influenced World

Online Event

Join, and the Wisconsin Technology Council for the third 2021 trade policy virtual event on Wednesday, Sept. 8, from noon to 1 p.m. The topic is: “Wisconsin-Style Diplomacy in a Pandemic-Influenced World: How Strong International Relationships and Trade Lead to Economic Growth” and will be moderated by Tech Council president Tom Still.

University of Wisconsin–Madison Annual Fall Research Competition, applications closing Sept. 10

Online Event

The yearly contest from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education funds select research projects across each faculty division — biological sciences, physical sciences, social sciences and the arts and humanities. It is open to tenured professors and associate professors, tenure-track assistant professors and permanent PIs, and encourages collaboration.

Cap Times Idea Fest

Online Event

Coming out of the tumultuous changes of last year, we’re looking ahead to what the future will look like here in Madison and Wisconsin. In the fifth year of Cap Times Idea Fest, our theme is focused on how we reckon with the change brought by pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement and other forces.

Varsity Venture Studio – Zoom Event Sept. 13

Online Event

Varsity Venture Studio, a UW-Madison-wide venture studio, turns ideas into funded software businesses. (you don’t have to be a software developer, or even know one!) Whether you have a solution to a customer problem, research challenge, or industry inefficiency, Varsity Venture Studio can help transform big ideas into real companies.

‘Space: Why do we care?’ topic of Sept. 14 Tech Council in-person luncheon in Madison

Sheraton Hotel 706 John Nolen Drive, Madison

Wisconsin has been at the forefront space science and engineering since the days of pioneer satellite meteorologist Verner Suomi and Mercury 7 astronaut Deke Slayton. Join us Tuesday, Sept. 14 to hear about Wisconsin’s renewed role in looking to the skies – and why it should matter to you.

MKE Tech Career Expo, Sept 14

Online Event

Learn more about tech opportunities in the area and how your skills match with what employers are looking for. See how tech is impacting the world around you and why this matters as you explore your future career.