Contact: Lisa Murray ([email protected]; (608) 316-4032)
Event offers opportunities to network with researchers, entrepreneurs and investors
The sixth annual Wisconsin Science & Technology Symposium will take place July 22 and 23 at the University of Wisconsin-Superior in the Yellowjacket Union. The event will highlight groundbreaking research throughout the state and focus on the establishment of collaborative partnerships to accelerate innovative research.
An expected 150 to 200 science and technology researchers and representatives from the public sector and industry will attend to share ideas and spark new collaborations. The symposium will showcase cutting-edge research and technology development partnerships among the UW campuses as well as business and clinical organizations in diverse fields such as biofuels, nanotechnology, novel polymers, pharmaceuticals, digital tools, medical devices and more.
Additional highlights include freshwater research and entrepreneurship/intellectual property workshops; a scientific poster session including faculty and student projects and sponsor exhibits; and ample networking opportunities including an evening cruise and reception on Lake Superior.
The 2013 symposium is organized by WiSys Technology Foundation. Major sponsors include Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., University of Wisconsin System, University of Wisconsin-Superior and WiSys Technology Foundation.
About WiSys Technology Foundation
WiSys, an affiliate of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, works with 11 comprehensive UW System four-year universities, 13 freshman-sophomore UW Colleges and the statewide UW-Extension to facilitate technology and science research, protect and generate patentable discoveries and foster the career development and scholarship required for today’s knowledge-based society.
UW-Superior is a public liberal arts college in the University of Wisconsin System located in Superior, Wisconsin. UW-Superior houses more than 2,800 students in both graduate and undergraduate studies.