BioForward News

09Oct 2018

Read the full article from Business Wire here.  MADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today BioForward Wisconsin, the member-driven association that serves as the voice of Wisconsin’s biohealth industry, unveiled a new third-party report highlighting the statewide economic impact of Wisconsin’s biohealth industry. Featuring strong job growth, multiplier effect, building expansion impact, and manufacturing supply chain data, the Wisconsin Biohealth […]

06Oct 2018

Read the full article from Business Wire here.  – Award for Outstanding Achievement presented at 2018 Molybdenum-99 Topical Meeting – NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes Receives NNSA’s Outstanding Achievement Award (Photo: Business Wire) October 01, 2018 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time BELOIT, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes, LLC, a company involved in the production and distribution of radioisotopes used […]

25Sep 2018

As businesses and research in the Wisconsin biohealth industry grow more rapidly than ever before, so does the industry’s impact. Wisconsin’s biohealth industry is not only enriching lives through medical innovations but the industry and Wisconsin’s research institutions are also impacting our state’s economy. In Madison on October 9th, Biohealth Summit attendees will have the […]

13Sep 2018

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 […]

13Sep 2018

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 […]

13Sep 2018

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 […]

06Sep 2018

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 […]

06Sep 2018

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 […]