Member Press Releases

08Dec 2016

Washington, DC (December 7, 2016) – Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) President and CEO James C. Greenwood issued the following statement today regarding passage of the 21st Century Cures Act by the U.S. Senate: “The 21st Century Cures Act, passed by the Senate today with overwhelming bipartisan support, is an important victory for medical innovation that will […]

04Dec 2016

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, […]

29Sep 2016

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 […]

28Jun 2016

MADISON, Wis., June 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Exact Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: EXAS) today announced that the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued its final 2016 colorectal cancer screening recommendations and clarified the inclusion of Cologuard® (FIT-DNA) on equal standing among the other included screening tests. “We believe the final recommendations provide an important level […]

28Jun 2016

Cellular Dynamics and the National Eye Institute Establish a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) to Advance Cell Transplantation Therapy for the Treatment of Retinal Degenerative Disease using iPSC-Derived Cells MADISON, WIS., June 22, 2016 – Cellular Dynamics International, Inc. (CDI), a FUJIFILM company, today announced that it has entered into a Cooperative Research and […]

28Jun 2016

June 20, 2016/ by Victoria Chambers (MADISON, WI) Aldevron and the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering are pleased to announce that their collaborative project on the development of decision support tools for biomanufacturing has been awarded first place in the 2016 Applied Research Challenge organized by the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS). This competition […]

26Jun 2016

Washington, D.C. (May 24, 2016) – Today, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) applauds the US House of Representatives for passing H.R. 4139, the Fostering Innovation Act.  The bipartisan legislation was introduced by Reps. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and Michael Fitzpatrick (R-PA). The JOBS Act provides emerging growth companies (EGCs) with a five-year exemption from Section 404(b) […]

12Jun 2016

By Mark Johnson of the Journal Sentinel A professor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences has received a four-year, $1.5 million federal grant to seek better ways of assessing water pollution along rivers and beaches in urban areas. The professor, Sandra McLellan, will use the money from the National Institutes of Health for work involving […]

12Jun 2016

Middleton, WI (June 2, 2016) – Gilson today announces the launch of EXTRACTMAN®, an innovative biomolecule extraction platform that enables researchers to better study complex protein interactions that are critical for drug target identification and a wide variety of topics in proteomic research. EXTRACTMAN® is ideal for protein interaction studies because it can isolate weak […]