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BioForward Wisconsin, the collective voice of Wisconsin’s robust and comprehensive biohealth cluster representing more than 220 member organizations, is thrilled to announce the election of three new board members, effective January 1, 2021. Wisconsin has a uniquely diverse wealth of sectors that make up the Wisconsin biohealth region.  BioForward serves all these sectors including research […]

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 […]

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 NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes, LLC, a global innovator in the production and distribution of radiopharmaceuticals used for medical imaging and therapeutic treatments, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its application for producing Mo-99 from concentrated Mo-98 (cMo-98) and related software updates for the RadioGenix® […]

Read the full press release here Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) has published its annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, detailing its sustainable energy goals and findings from the University of Wisconsin’s analysis of the company’s goal of net-zero carbon electricity by 2050. The report covers the company’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, its clean energy […]

Read the full press release here Findorff is excited to share some recent industry news surrounding sustainability. Being sustainable protects our surrounding communities now and in the future. As an industry leader, Findorff is privileged to have completed 36 LEED-certified facilities. And, of those facilities, they’d like to congratulate and highlight recent acknowledgments from the […]

Read the full press release here The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has approved University Health Services to begin vaccinating eligible members of the campus community under the state’s COVID-19 vaccination program. Most individuals at the University of Wisconsin–Madison who meet Phase 1a eligibility should have received confirmation via email from UHS or will receive […]

Read the full press release here Eurofins Genomics launches an optimised, cost-effective, SARS-CoV-2, next-generation sequencing service providing full length viral genome sequences. The best-in-class ARTIC NGS Oligo mix synthesised by Eurofins Genomics’ Synthesis branch will also be commercially available shortly. The new NGS service and ARTIC NGS oligo kit are Eurofins’ latest additions to a […]

Read the full press release here Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced a partnership to make virtual STEM education programming available to millions of young people around the world. Thermo Fisher is providing financial support and content expertise for the “DIY STEM” curriculum, […]

Read the full press release here Wisconsin has launched a COVID-19 vaccine data page that tracks the number of shots given out and shipped to the state. To date (Dec. 28), the stated has administered 47,157 COVID-19 vaccines. The state started giving out the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 14. Moderna vaccinations started Dec. 22. […]