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University of Wisconsin–Madison
Allen Dines

Allen Dines

Expert on entrepreneurship, new ventures, private equity and commercialization of university technology through startup business development

Assistant director, Office of Corporate Relations Work: 608-262-2797 Home page


  • Commercialization of university technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • New business development
  • Business access to university resources
  • Technology transfer


  • Co-founded the Midwest Research University Network (MRUN), an alliance of Midwest research institutions dedicated to regional cooperation in the commercialization of university research
  • Founded, grew and sold two biotech startups