BioForward Member News

Read the full press release here. MADISON – Up to $275,000 in grants will be awarded to nine small businesses in the latest round of awards by the Ideadvance Seed Fund fostering the entrepreneurship ecosystem across Wisconsin.  Ideadvance is a rigorous two-stage process of seed funding and mentoring to move innovative ideas forward into feasible businesses. It […]

Read the full news release here. MILWAUKEE _ Microsoft Corp. President Brad Smith pledged a donation worth more than $1.5 million to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Connected Systems Institute Monday afternoon at UWM’s new Lubar Entrepreneurship Center. The announcement was part of Smith’s keynote speech to the IoT Talent Consortium annual meeting, hosted by Rockwell […]

Read the full article here. Versiti Blood Research Institute won a five-year, $13.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue its research into von Willebrand disease, the most common and undiagnosed bleeding disorder. The Blood Research Institute, based at the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center in Wauwatosa, is focused on identifying changes to von […]

Read the full story here. GoDx, a URP tenant announced their selection as a 2019 TechConnect National Innovation Awardee. Their technology will be featured at the 2019 TechConnect World Conference June 17-19, in Boston, MA, US. The annual TechConnect Innovation Awards select leading early-stage innovations from around the world through an industry-review process of the […]

Read the full press release here. MADISON, WIS. (PRWEB) JUNE 17, 2019 Cellara, LLC, a software-as-a-service company, announced today the commercial release of CultureTrax software V2.0. It is the first productivity software designed to meet the unique needs of stem cell scientists. Stem cells are a core technology for basic biological and medical research as well […]

Read the full story from MGE here. For more than 30 years, University of Wisconsin-Madison affiliate University Research Park has been a hotspot for innovation in engineering, computational and life sciences. As your community energy company, MGE and its philanthropic arm, the MGE Foundation, are helping to advance the next generation of innovation by supporting Forward BIOLABS. With the […]

Read the full article from UW-Madison News here. A survey of the world’s top universities placed the University of Wisconsin–Madison as the seventh-greatest source of U.S. patents. The ranking, by the National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association, attests to UW–Madison’s continued success in the granting of “utility” patents for inventions in a […]

Read the full article from Wisconsin State Journal here. Promega Corp., one of the Madison area’s biggest home-grown biotechnology companies, is adding to its already substantial fleet of buildings. Promega will break ground Thursday on a 150,000-square-foot manufacturing center. The $155 million project will be built at 3075 Sub-Zero Parkway, near Lacy Road and South […]

Read the full press release here. Fargo, ND, May 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aldevron, a global leader in the custom development and manufacture of plasmid DNA, proteins, mRNA and antibodies to the biotech industry, has named Brian Walters, President of its antibody business unit and Tom Foti President of its protein business unit. Walters […]