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WARF Innovation Day to showcase top UW tech, Nov. 18, 2020

2020 Innovation Day

Jacqui Fuller
Strategic Communications & Marketing Manager
[email protected] | (608) 960-9881

Live webinar will feature inventor quick pitches from virtual reality to sports medicine

MADISON, Wis. – Industry, entrepreneurs and the community are invited to the first all-virtual WARF Innovation Day, November 18, 2020, at 2 p.m. CST. The 60-minute event will include four WARF Accelerator quick pitches and a live moderated Q&A session and will celebrate the UW experience with glimpses of cherished UW–Madison places, people and traditions.

Learn more and register.

“WARF Innovation Day has become a signature fall event. It celebrates UW-Madison’s research and development and connects tech insiders to high-potential opportunities. Attendees will hear directly from our researchers and will enjoy special appearances from Badger Athletics, the Med Flight team, university leadership and more,” said Greg Keenan, senior director of WARF Ventures and WARF Accelerator.

Quick Pitch Lineup:

  • Rendering Reality: Enhancing Virtual and Augmented Reality
    Kevin Ponto (Design Studies – School of Human Ecology)
  • Wearable Device to Improve the Rehabilitation and Treatment of Tendon Injuries
    Darryl Thelen (Mechanical Engineering – College of Engineering)
  • Cost-Saving Dairy Protein Separation
    Mark Etzel (Food Science – College of Agricultural and Life Sciences)
  • ECMO Simulator for Lifesaving Oxygenation Procedures
    Erick Przybylski (Simulation Center – School of Medicine and Public Health)

About WARF
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) helps steward the cycle of research, discovery, commercialization and investment for the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Founded in 1925 as an independent, nonprofit foundation, WARF manages more than 2,000 patents and an investment portfolio as it funds university research, obtains patents for campus discoveries and licenses inventions to industry. For more information, visit warf.org.