First Look Forum

The UWMRF, Marquette University, and the Medical College of Wisconsin held the annual First Look Forum event on April 21st, 2021! The event showcases the innovative researchers and technologies of our region to provide an opportunity for business leaders, investors, and entrepreneurs to participate in helping guide these technologies to the marketplace.

What exciting, new technologies are brewing in Milwaukee?

Our featured speakers will share their exciting technologies providing solutions to these unmet needs.

The 2021 First Look Forum was held on April 21st at 2pm virtually over Zoom!

View the program and recording below.

Featured Speakers from 2021


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
•Kyle Jansson: Dust collection during CNC routing
•Shangping Xu & Yin Wang: The development of novel ceramic filters for the production of safe drinking water
Xingkang Huang: Water filtration system for heavy metal ions with zero waste water

Medical College of Wisconsin
•Amit Joshi & Joseph Kerschner: Novel non-invasive therapies for treating ear infections
•Nicole Lohr & Michael Salinger: Light therapy device for the prevention of reperfusion injury in heart disease

Marquette University
•Paige Peters: Rapid Radicals Technology: Advanced wastewater treatment for elimination of sewer overflows and basement backups

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