Katie Brenner, a Wisconsin Entrepreneurial Bootcamp (WEB) alumna, University of Wisconsin–Madison postdoctoral fellow in biochemistry, and co-founder of bluDiagnostics Fertility Finder, is the grand prize winner of the 2015 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest.
Katie Brenner, Post-Doctoral Researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Co-founder of bluDiagnostics.
Her idea for a low-cost, easy-to-use, and accurate device that monitors specific hormones in women’s saliva to predict fertility beat out a field of approximately 240 entries from across the state.
“She did a great job on the presentation,” says Dan Olszewski, director of the Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship at the Wisconsin School of Business. “Her success is a great example of how the WEB program helps participants start to develop their amazing research and knowledge into commercial opportunities.”
The Wisconsin Entrepreneurial Bootcamp is a one-week intensive training program in technology entrepreneurship for graduate students in the sciences, engineering, and math. WEB is co-sponsored by the Wisconsin School of Business and John and Tashia Morgridge.
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