Read the full article from StartUp Milwaukee here. 

As we reported earlier this year, Southeast Wisconsin has a growing HealthTech community. This year we wanted to add a track of events to Milwaukee Startup Week, focused on building the local Healthcare Technology startup scene. We partnered with Bioforward and HealthTech MKE to curate these six events that showcase all of the healthcare technology innovation happening around Southeast Wisconsin:

IGNITION: Aurora Health Care + EmOpti
November 9th | 6:00pm-8:00pm | PKWARE
Join us for the first-ever Startup Milwaukee IGNITION event that will focus on the story behind how Aurora Health Care’s innovation team played a critical role in the development of EmOpti, a Milwaukee startup focused on optimizing acute care.

Healthtech MKE Launch Event
November 7th | 5:00pm-7:00pm | Zimmerman Studio
PICO’s Southeast Wisconsin Bionet Event Series returns for an evening of networking, discussion and refreshments as we officially launch Milwaukee’s first organization dedicated to supporting the healthcare technology industry, Healthtech MKE!

Healthtech Startup Showcase
November 8th | 4:00pm-5:00pm | Hilton MKE City Center
This is Healthtech MKE’s first Startup Showcase! At HealthtechMKE we want to support and highlight Milwaukee’s growing healthcare technology scene. The best way to do that is to bring together a dozen of the best healthtech companies to show off their ideas and products.

Healthcare Innovation Pitch (HIP) Event
November 8th | 5:00pm-9:00pm | Hilton MKE City Center
The Healthcare Innovation Pitch (HIP) is the highly publicized Bridge to Cures biannual event. It is designed as a “toned down” version of the ABC show “Shark Tank”, where healthcare entrepreneurs get the rare opportunity to pitch to a panel of venture capitalists and serial entrepreneurs.

Trials, Tribulations & Lessons Learned in Growing Healthcare/Tech Startups
November 7th | 12:00pm-1:30pm | Concordia Waukesha
Join Loren Peterson, owner of EAS-MKE, LLC, and Dr. Steven Visuri, CEO and co-founder of FloraSeq, as they discuss their experiences within healthcare/technology startups here in Wisconsin.

2017 HHS SBIR/STTR Conference
November 7-9th | 5:00pm-9:00pm | Hilton MKE City Center
This three-day national HHS SBIR/STTR Conference educates attendees about America’s Largest Seed Fund and how to apply for it. With over $920 million dollars of annual HHS funding, this is one of the largest sources of early-stage capital for technology commercialization in the US.

We hope to see you at Milwaukee Startup Week, November 6th through 12th, see all 40+ events by clicking here.

Milwaukee Startup Week presented by Northwestern Mutual aims to connect, educate and celebrate entrepreneurs around Southeast Wisconsin. The week will be packed with over 40 networking events, workshops, hackathons and pitch competitions. Milwaukee Startup Week is supported by Aurora Health Care, Concordia University Wisconsin, Husch Blackwell, BizTimes Media and Newsradio 620 WTMJ.

Wisconsin Startup Week is a statewide initiative to connect, educate and celebrate entrepreneurs in 10 cities around the state of Wisconsin. The week will be packed with over 200 networking events, workshops, hackathons and pitch competitions. Wisconsin Startup Week is supported by Aurora Health Care, Concordia University Wisconsin, Husch Blackwell and Northwestern Mutual. To learn more about all the events happening around the state visit WIStartupWeek.org.