UW–Madison Innovate Week

Multiple Madison Locations Madison, WI

Are you a campus researcher, problem-solver, inventor, maker, entrepreneur, or social impact innovator? Are you looking to maximize impact for your research, turn your idea into a product or service, or start a company or organization?

One Health: UW Makerspace Makeathon 2023

UW-Madison Makerspace 215 N Randall Ave, Madison, WI, United States

Join us for a unique making experience at the UW Makerspace! At this hands-on design sprint, teams will ideate and prototype healthcare solutions using our many resources.

2023 World Dairy Expo, Oct 1-6

Alliant Energy Center 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, United States

2023 World Dairy Expo featuring the world’s largest dairy-focused trade show featuring more than 650 companies, dairy cattle show, and educational programs.

UWEBC 2023 Best business practices and emerging technologies conference

Monona Terrace Convention Center 1 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI, United States

Since 1998, the UWEBC has brought together executives, managers, and senior practitioners from leading companies to learn from each other.
We are super excited to be celebrating this big year at our upcoming Business Best Practices and Emerging Technologies Conference this fall on October 3rd, 2023!

IB Seminar: Unlocking the Power of AI for Business

Fluno Center 601 University Avenue, Madison, WI, United States

In this rapidly evolving digital age, harnessing the potential of artificial intelligence has become a game-changer for businesses. This seminar will help guide business owners and decision makers through the transformative world of AI.

2023 Healthcare Innovation Pitch Event

Wantable Cafe 123 East Walker Street, Milwaukee, WI, United States

The HIP event is the popular Bridge to Cures event in partnership with Medical College of Wisconsin’s CTSI and AMPDNR program. The pitch event is designed as a toned-down and more structured version of the ABC show, “Shark Tank” where healthcare entrepreneurs get the rare opportunity to pitch to a panel of venture capitalists, angel investors, and serial entrepreneurs.

Apply for three chances to pitch at Early Stage Symposium


Applications are being accepted now from young companies that want to tell their stories to investors at our annual Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium. The deadline to apply online is 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6.

Wisconsin Innovation Awards Ceremony

Memorial Union 800 Langdon Street, Madison, WI, United States

The Wisconsin Innovation Awards (WIA) seek to celebrate and inspire innovation. The WIA highlights and honors the development of groundbreaking and innovative ideas. Get your ticket now and join us for the awards ceremony!

2023 Wisconsin Science Festival

Multiple Madison Locations Madison, WI

The weeklong Wisconsin Science Festival features events throughout Wisconsin for people of all ages. Activities include hands-on science experiments, live Q&A sessions and interviews with scientists, demonstrations, performances, behind-the-scenes tours and more.

2023 BioForward BioHealth Summit – The Next Generation of Personalized Medicine

Overture Center for the Arts 201 State Street, Madison, WI, United States

Hold on tight, for the future of health is being shaped by the trailblazing companies of Wisconsin, propelling us into an era of personalized medicine that transcends barriers, dismantles inequities, and revolutionizes the very essence of healthcare. Welcome to a world where Wisconsin’s innovation prowess reigns supreme, where the power to heal lies in our hands, guided by the visionaries who call Wisconsin home! Join our sessions to learn more.

2023 Wisconsin Book Festival

Multiple Madison Locations Madison, WI

The Wisconsin Book Festival, presented by Madison Public Library in partnership with Madison Public Library Foundation, presents free, public author events that celebrate books and spark conversations. Each year, the festival creates a robust schedule of accomplished and new writers whose fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books appeal to all ages of readers.

2023 Wisconsin Economic Summit

Fox Cities Exhibition Center 355 W Lawrence St, Appleton, WI, United States

More than 400 business and industry leaders, economic development professionals, and academics from throughout our state will gather Oct. 23-24 in Appleton for the second annual Wisconsin Economic Summit. The theme for this year’s summit is TOGETHER. We will explore how businesses, nonprofits, educators, and economic developers can work together—and connect with public resources—to build an economy that gives all Wisconsinites the opportunity to thrive.

Lunch & Learn: Meet your local Nikon imaging specialists

MGE Innovation Center 510 Charmany Drive, Room 50, Madison, United States

Your local Nikon team will share the latest imaging technologies and industry trends tailored for biotech companies. Topics such as speed, resolution, and depth will be covered, as well as Nikon’s special offerings and services for biotech partners.

Early Stage Symposium

Monona Terrace Convention Center 1 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI, United States

The conference will features National keynote speakers and targeted panel discussions featuring leading entrepreneurs, investors and others tied to the tech sector making an impact nationwide.

Life Science Exhibits Vendor Show

MGE Innovation Center 510 Charmany Drive, Room 50, Madison, United States

Visit With 25+ Vendors of Laboratory Supplies, Reagents & Equipment. Enjoy Lunch & Play Scienceopoly!