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DeepTechU Venture Conference – Day 1

DeepTechU is a first-of-its-kind virtual conference showcasing deep tech innovations from Big Ten Schools, Research Universities, and National Labs located in the greater Midwest.

Taking place April 20-22, 2021, the three-day, all-virtual conference will feature multiple panels and keynotes, and showcase 48 innovative companies in the following industry tracks: energyhardware/softwareindustrial, and life sciences.

DeepTechU is organized by the University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, which has a 25-year successful track record applying world-class business expertise from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business to bring new ideas and groundbreaking innovations to market.

The all-virtual conference is presented in collaboration with Centrepolis Accelerator at Lawrence Technological University, Chain Reaction Innovations at Argonne National Laboratory, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Indiana University, Innovation Crossroads at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, The Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship at The Ohio State University, Penn State University, Purdue University, NuTech Ventures at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, Northwestern University, Rutgers University, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, University of Iowa, University of Maryland, University of Minnesota, University of Nebraska, Washington University in St. Louis, and Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF).

Additional partners include Clean Energy Trust, Discovery Partners Institute, Illinois Science & Technology Coalition, P33, Startup Chicago, and World Business Chicago.


Visit the website (www.deeptechu.com) for a full schedule, speakers and panelists, and list of presenting companies.

Follow along on social media and join the conversation using #DeepTechU.


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