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Posted by Xconomy Wisconsin. By Jeff Buchanan. Read the full article here.  Stay on top of the latest news from Wisconsin’s innovation community, starting with these recent headlines: —Madison-based Exact Sciences (NASDAQ: EXAS) said that Cologuard, the company’s stool-based DNA test for colorectal cancer, is now included in a set of quality measures for colorectal cancer […]

Read the full article from the Wisconsin State Journal here. By Judy Newman.   HealthX Ventures, a new venture capital fund aimed at investing in health technology startups, has finalized its first fund at more than $20 million. The fund was founded in early 2015 by Mark Bakken, co-founder and former CEO of Nordic Consulting, one […]

Read the full article from Xconomy – Wisconsin here. By Jeff Buchanan. Moxe Health, a Madison, WI-based startup whose digital tools help facilitate the flow of data between healthcare providers, insurers, and software applications, says it has raised $5.5 million from investors. Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE: SFE), based in the Philadelphia area, led the round. Dan […]

Industry, Academia and Research Community unveil united effort to make Wisconsin a world-class center of biomanufacturing September 29, 2016 11:35 AM Eastern Daylight Time MADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioForward, Inc., the voice for biohealth in Wisconsin, unveiled a united effort to make Wisconsin a world leader in biomanufacturing during its lunch panel at the BioForward Summit in […]

More collaboration, capital and “wins” are needed to build Wisconsin’s biohealth sector, company executives said at a panel Tuesday. Michael Barbouche, CEO of Forward Health Group, a population health company, said while companies may want to work together, they don’t always reach out or connect with other organizations. “A big challenge is that we kind […]

When a homegrown Madison tech company is acquired, it’s always hard to predict whether the local operations and jobs will survive — regardless of the promises made when the deal goes through. In the case of TomoTherapy, though, not only has production continued here, it has grown. Five years after the Madison medical device company […]

Cellular Dynamics International (CDI) has changed its structure, dividing into two separate business units: Therapeutics, to develop stem cell-based drugs, and Life Science, focusing on research products. “By creating a market-oriented organization, operations in Madison can grow much more rapidly,” Kazuyoshi Hirao, chairman and CEO, said in an email exchange. Founded by UW-Madison stem cell […]