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By Janet WhiteBioForward Board MemberDirector of Strategic Portfolio Management, Promega With the rollercoaster of a year we’ve all experienced, the recently released Wisconsin Biohealth: Industry Landscape and Economic Impact Report has been a welcome bright spot highlighting the amazing successes of our region’s biohealth companies and organizations. Simply put, the biohealth industry is a leading […]

Read the full press release here Current disinfectant products for killing viruses like coronavirus take minutes to fully sanitize surfaces, which isn’t practical on high-contact areas such as door handles, elevators, and banisters. That’s why the University of Central Florida is co-developing a new, rapid-acting, long-lasting disinfectant spray that instantly kills viruses without using harsh […]

Jocelyn Cao joined the BioForward Wisconsin team in July 2020 as the Communication and Events Coordinator Intern. Jocelyn is a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Biology and in Life Science Communications.  As the Communications and Events Coordinator Intern, Jocelyn will be assisting with general communications needs, social media, […]

In June 2018, University of Wisconsin-Madison student and Wisconsin native, Cate Wilkinson, joined the team at BioForward Wisconsin as our Communications, Marketing, and Events Intern.  She was going to school to earn her Bachelor of Science in Microbiology. She thought that joining BioForward, as a biohealth membership association, would afford her the opportunity to learn […]

On April 16, 2020, Wisconsin Secretary-designee of the Department of Health Services, Andrea Palm, issued Emergency Order #28 at the direction of Governor Tony Evers. This new Order extends Wisconsin’s “Safer at Home” Order until 8:00 a.m. on May 26, 2020, or until a superseding order is issued, and modifies the original order. The original Safer at Home Order issued on March 25, Emergency Order #12, remains in effect until April 24, 2020.

BioForward is actively engaged with community partners, elected officials, state agencies and industry partners to meet the challenges of combating the coronavirus and demonstrating that Wisconsin can help lead the nation through this healthcare crisis. PPE Focus Eight Madison-area community providers serving people with developmental disabilities and seniors received much-needed PPE as they battle the […]

Read the full press release here. With promising results on its first rheumatological protein therapies, Dianomi is strategically expanding upon its core technology to deliver next-generation nucleic acid therapies MADISON, Wis., Feb. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Dianomi Therapeutics Inc. today announced that it has licensed a second suite of intellectual property (IP) from the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation […]