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BioForward names recognized healthcare leaders to its Board of Directors December 20, 2016 01:11 PM Eastern Standard Time MADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioForward, Wisconsin’s biohealth industry member association, today announced its 2017 Board of Directors. The BioForward leadership team represents the state’s world-class health sector, actively working on new innovations to improve healthcare worldwide. “Wisconsin’s strength in […]

The HIMSS 2017 Business Scholarship Program enables Wisconsin companies to participate fully in the HIMSS 2017 Conference to be held February 19-23rd in Orlando, FL.  Awards will be based on articulated need and are subject to specific criteria as described in the application. BioForward will select the scholarship recipients. Scholarship Application Deadline:  January 27th, 2017 Proof of […]

Exact Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: EXAS) has earned a place in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500. The annual list ranks the fastest-growing North American companies in the technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech sectors. Exact Sciences ranked 110th on the list with 852-percent revenue growth from 2012 to 2015, the measurement period for the list. […]

Press Release 14 December 2016 at 8:00 EET The Wisconsin Technology Innovation Initiative (Wi2), a non-profit organization formed to support the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison,  and Orion Corporation, a Finnish pharmaceutical and diagnostics company, have announced a strategic collaboration in pursuit of new medicines for oncological diseases. Under […]

December 2016 – Over the past month, Lucigen joined the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) for two career-oriented events. Having worked with students at Memorial High School to develop their interest in healthcare, Jay Schiestle and Marie Uphoff—VP of Operations & Diagnostics and Project Manager, respectively—recently brought Lucigen’s team to a recruitment night for incoming […]

By Jeff Buchanan, Xconomy – Wisconsin Propeller Health’s respiratory disease management platform—which combines sensor-equipped inhalers with software applications and analytics—will now also be able to pull in measurements of patients’ lung function, thanks to a partnership with Italy-based Medical International Research (MIR) announced on Thursday. MIR has for years manufactured spirometers, which measure the volume of […]

By Jeff Buchanan, Xconomy – Wisconsin The prospect of undergoing a surgical procedure with the operating room lights dimmed or switched off would probably make a lot of people bristle. But with some procedures, darkened operating environments make sense because they allow surgical teams to use fluorescent compounds that highlight particular tissues in patients’ bodies. This […]

November 29, 2016 – With this agreement, effective January 1, 2017, select Epicentre products will be manufactured and sold exclusively by Lucigen Corporation directly to customers and through its distribution network worldwide. Epicentre Technologies, known for its genomics and transcriptomics products for gene expression, cloning, and in vitro transcription, was acquired by Illumina in 2011, […]