BioForward Member News

21Sep 2017

Read the full article by Arthur Thomas at BizTimes here. The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Research Foundation has awarded grants to five new research projects as part of its catalyst grant program. The program invests in promising early-stage research at UWM, particularly in areas with the potential for commercializing new technology. Grants are supported by the Lynde […]

21Sep 2017

Read the full article by Jeff Buchanan at Xconomy Wisconsin here. Catch up on the latest news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines: —Municipal leaders in Milwaukee will attempt to persuade executives at the online retailing giant Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) that the city would make an ideal home for its second headquarters, or HQ2, the Milwaukee […]

21Sep 2017

Read the full article by Lauren Anderson at BizTimes here. Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin is ranked the third-best academic medical center in the country in an annual study released by Texas-based Vizient, Inc. The Vizient Quality and Accountability study compares safety, timeliness, effectiveness, efficiency, equity and patient-centeredness among 107 academic medical centers. Froedtert Hospital rose from No. […]

21Sep 2017

Read the full article by Toni Morrissey at WisBusiness.com here. Madison, Wisconsin – A unique new therapy for children and young adults with a particular form of leukemia received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval today. American Family Children’s Hospital will be one of a handful of certified treatment centers nationwide that offer the treatment, another […]

21Sep 2017

Middleton, WI (September 20, 2017) – Lucigen, a leading provider of molecular biology enzymes and kits, announced the issue of U.S. Patent #9765343 for the pJAZZ® BigEasy® System, which offers the unique ability to stably reproduce large or challenging sequences of DNA. Conventional vector systems often fail to give good results with tough-to-clone DNA sequences from humans, parasites, […]

21Sep 2017

Read the full article by Bryan Belmer at Discovery Radio, or listen to the full podcast here. The Greek philosopher Plato said, “necessity is the mother of invention.” It’s true that challenges often inspire ingenious solutions. But sometimes, even after a solution is discovered, there are other challenges needing to be overcome.  On today’s show, we’ll learn about the process of […]

14Sep 2017

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — RPRD (Right Patient Right Drug) Diagnostics, a privately-held, Wisconsin-based precision medicine company, today announced a strategic partnership with Orient Bio Inc., a leading South Korean biotechnology company. An agreement signed during Governor Scott Walker’s trade mission to South Korea calls for establishing a business plan in which RPRD Diagnostics will expand […]

12Sep 2017

MADISON, WI. SEPT. 6, 2017 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is accepting applications from nonprofit and community-based organizations for a grant program designed to advance the statewide climate for entrepreneurship. The Entrepreneurship Support Program provides financial assistance of between $10,000 and $100,000 for projects that promote entrepreneurship and provide Wisconsin entrepreneurs with key resources, […]

12Sep 2017

Read the full article from OnMilwaukee here.  Made in Milwaukee is a new series about the businesses that sell to the world but call Milwaukee home. Presented by House of Harley-Davidson, Milwaukee’s locally owned Harley dealer, we’re shining a spotlight on these iconic companies – their histories and their futures. Year founded: 1948 (GE founded in […]