Read the full article by Judy Newman from the Wisconsin State Journal here.  Three Madison-area companies have boosted their finances with significant investments they’ve received recently. FluGen generates funds FluGen has added $2 million to an investment round that began in August 2015. That puts the total amount raised in that round at $11.4 million, […]

April 19, 2017 03:07 PM Eastern Daylight Time MADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cellular Dynamics International (CDI), a FUJIFILM company and a leading developer and manufacturer of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS), today announced it has signed a collaboration agreement with the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI), a novel network of stem cell scientists that extends from the […]

by Brian Mattmiller | April 12, 2017 Scientists get funded for their ideas through a marathon grant-writing process, scores of collaborators, weeks of information gathering and a final product that often tops 250 pages. Melissa Skala’s experience was different: Two people, 250 words, in 24 hours. Melissa Skala Skala, a Morgridge Institute for Research investigator […]

MARSHFIELD — Prominent local scientists and state and regional environmental experts will headline a grassroots march and rally on Earth Day in Marshfield. The free, public event celebrates the essential contributions of science to society, with speakers including the founder and CEO of PreventionGenetics, the senior policy director of Clean Wisconsin, and two distinguished Marshfield […]

BioForward shows support for science in Wisconsin and March for Science. April 11, 2017 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time MADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As a voice of Wisconsin’s biohealth industry, BioForward supports Wisconsin’s commitment in science research, industry, and education in the state. Science is at the heart of Wisconsin’s well known research institutions, health care systems, […]

Last Thursday morning, BioForward held the first portion of its speaker series on how university research affects the biohealth industry and the state economy, featuring the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The event was held at Accuray in Middleton, Wisconsin. As a company with UW-Madison roots that developed a novel medical technology combining CT imaging with a […]