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Excerpted from Janesville Gazette By Elliot Hughes The highest offices in a downtown Janesville building soon will be occupied by at least 80 employees of SHINE Medical Technologies after the city council approved a tax increment financing deal Monday. City officials believe SHINE’s move will bring—if only temporarily—the spending power of dozens of new workers […]

For Immediate Release August 17, 2016 Winners Announced for 2016 Wisconsin Innovation Awards Ten Winners Announced at Madison Awards Ceremony Milwaukee— August 17, 2016 — Ten winners have been announced from the thirtyfive finalists and more than 180 nominees for the 2016 Wisconsin Innovation Awards. At an awards ceremony emceed by Jeanan Yasiri Moe and […]

A few nights ago, I had the pleasure of attending my first BioForward networking and lecture event. Sponsored by and hosted at Quarles & Brady in downtown Milwaukee, the event focused around the topic of the microbiome, a field that has been gaining more and more attention over the past few years. The folks at BioForward […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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) […]