Wisconsin has been named one of 12 federal tech hubs, a boon for the state’s biohealth industry expected to bring in $49 million over five years to expand capacity and add up to 30,000 jobs over a decade.

The Biden administration on Tuesday selected 12 regional tech hubs, among 31 named in October, to receive a total of $541 million to boost technology — from artificial intelligence and clean energy to semiconductors and quantum computing — and to improve national security and global competitiveness.

“We just got put on the map,” said Lisa Johnson, CEO of BioFoward, the state’s biohealth industry association, and head of a group that applied for the hub. “We get to stand out, and that’s important as companies look at us.”

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