BioForward & WARF Plenary Session Welcoming Illumina

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BioForward & WARF Plenary Session Welcoming Illumina

Illumina & Illumina Accelerator: Collaborative Innovation

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University of Wisconsin-Madison Varsity Hall Union South 1308 W. Dayton St. Madison, WI 53715

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BioForward and WARF Plenary Session Welcoming Illumina & Illumina Accelerator on October 17, 2022.

Join us for an interactive, in-person VC & startup panel and networking reception at University of Wisconsin, Madison, Varsity Hall to learn more about Illumina, Illumina Accelerator, and trends in Venture Capital investing.

WHEN: Monday, October 17, 2022

  • 3:00 PM | Registration & Networking
  • 3:30 PM | Illumina Accelerator & VC Panel
  • 4:30 | Networking Happy Hour
  • 5:30 | Reception Concludes

WHERE: University of Wisconsin, Varsity Hall

  • Union South
  • 1308 W. Dayton St.
  • Madison, WI 53715

ATTENDEES: Faculty, Students & Staff

RSVP: Welcomed via this EventBrite page, not required.


  • Q: Is the October 17th plenary session in person or on-line? A: The meeting is in-person only.
  • Q: Is RSVP required? RSVP is welcomed, but not required.
  • Q: Who do I contact if I have questions? A: Please contact Emeline Crutcher ( if you have any questions.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Also Interested in Meeting Illumina 1:1 in Madison? Sign up for Partnering Meetings on October 18, 2022.

Sign up for 1:1 partnering meetings with Illumina in Madison, Wisconsin on October 18, 2022. Leaders from Illumina, Illumina Accelerator, Illumina Business Development, Illumina Ventures, and Illumina's Wisconsin site will be at the event. Illumina is eager to meet with entrepreneurs, innovators, and collaborators for 1:1 meetings in Madison.

Sign up separately by September 30th to apply for 1:1 partnering meetings on October 18, 2022:

About Illumina

Illumina is improving human health by unlocking the power of the genome. Our focus on innovation has established us as the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies, serving customers in the research, clinical, and applied markets. Our products are used for applications in the life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture, and other emerging segments. To learn more, visit

Illumina Innovation Center, Madison is a leading R&D and manufacturing site dedicated to building breakthrough innovations in genomics.

About Illumina Accelerator

Illumina Accelerator is a company creation engine co-located with Illumina research and development sites in San Francisco Bay Area and Cambridge, UK. Since inception, Illumina Accelerator has invested in 68 genomics startups from across the globe, which have collectively raised over $1 billion in venture capital funding. Approximately 93% of Illumina Accelerator investments have gone on to raise additional capital from leading investors. For more information, visit our website or follow-us on linkedin. Illumina Accelerator is accepting applications for the next global funding cycle, which are due by October 1, 2022.