How Public Research Affects the Biohealth Industry: State Budget Analysis & Impact on University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


7:15 am - 9:15 am

Event Description

Recognizing the Strength of the Wisconsin Biohealth Industry

How Public Research Affects the Biohealth Industry: State Budget Analysis & Impact on University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee    

April 20th, 2017

Innovation Accelerator, Milwaukee, WI

7:30-8:00 AM | Registration, Breakfast, & Networking

8:00-9:00 AM | Speaker Presentation

Eventbrite - BioForward Speaker Series: How UWM Research Affects the Biohealth Industry

UW-Milwaukee has recently been recognized as one of America’s Top Research Universities and spent $59 million in research for 2016. UW-Milwaukee researchers contribute innovations in life sciences and technology, while fostering an environment of entrepreneurship that transforms lives and fuels the local economy. Committed to growth and innovation, the university will break ground on the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center in 2017 to foster student research and support Milwaukee’s growing startup culture. UW-Milwaukee continues to distinguish itself as an important partner in the economic development of Milwaukee and the state. 

Hear Mark Mone, Chancellor of UW-Milwaukee, discuss Governor Walker’s recent budget proposal and its impact on both the university and Wisconsin’s biohealth community.  Learn how your organization can collaborate with the university and serve as an advocate for the industry and the University of Wisconsin System.

Meet the Speaker: 

Chancellor Mark Mone

Mark Mone was named the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s ninth Chancellor on December 15, 2014. He has served higher education for more than 30 years. Through his roles as a faculty member, campus strategic planning and climate leader, consultant, and administrator, he has acquired a deep and broad understanding of the complexities and challenges of leading a large public, urban research university. 

Dr. Mone has been on the UWM faculty since 1989, serving for 17 years as the Associate Dean for Executive Education & Business Engagement. His responsibilities involved external relations, career services, partnerships and leading the Executive MBA program, the longest running program of its kind in Wisconsin.

Prior to joining UW-Milwaukee, Dr. Mone taught Organizational Behavior and Strategic Management in the College of Business and Economics at Washington State University. He also taught at HotelConsult in Le Bouveret, Switzerland, and regularly led Executive MBA students on international residencies.

Dr. Mone has a B.S. in Management from Central Washington University, a M.B.A. from Idaho State University, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Organization Theory from Washington State University.

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