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Read the full article from BizTimes here.  U.S. News & World Report today released its annual university rankings. UW-Madison. The University of Wisconsin-Madison ranked 15th among public universities nationally, and 49th in the overall national university rankings. Last year, UW-Madison ranked 12th among public universities. UW-Madison retained its spot as the No. 1 national university in Wisconsin, according […]

Read the full article from BizTimes here.  A new event called Midwest TechConnect will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29 as part of Maker Faire Milwaukee. A giant hydraulic mechanical hand was on exhibit at Maker Faire Milwaukee in 2016. The event, sponsored by Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. and the Milwaukee Institute, aims to display technology-driven southeastern Wisconsin […]

Read the full article from BizTimes here.  Advocate Aurora Health Inc. has invested $75,000 in Milwaukee startup Ideawake as part of a larger funding round. It is the first investment from Aurora’s $5 million InvestMKE corporate venture fund, which is targeted to Milwaukee-area startups, since it was announced almost a year ago. Coby Skonord of Ideawake presents his company […]

Initiative focuses on advanced technology innovations in biomanufacturing September 6, 2018 By David Tenenbaum For news media  A $750,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. announced today (Sept. 6) establishes the Forward BIO Initiative, a collaborative effort to make Wisconsin a recognized center of excellence for biomanufacturing. The new initiative “leverages one of our key long-term strengths […]

Forward BIO Initiative will provide biohealth entrepreneurs with the necessary resources to transition research into commercialization MADISON, WI. SEPT. 6, 2018 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has awarded a $750,000 grant to establish the Forward BIO Initiative – a new biomanufacturing center of excellence that will help to bring groundbreaking research happening in Wisconsin […]

Read the full press release here.  Alcami Corporation, a leading provider of fully-integrated custom end-to-end solutions for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, and the University of North Carolina Wilmington(UNCW), North Carolina’s globally-minded research and development university, today announce they have been awarded an educational grant from the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL), an organization comprised […]

Read the full article from Xconomy here.  Phoenix, which develops and sells particle accelerator-based neutron generators and other machines, says it plans to begin constructing new manufacturing and office buildings in Fitchburg, WI, a few miles south of the startup’s current Madison, WI, headquarters. The announcement does not come as a surprise. Phoenix president Evan Sengbusch said […]