WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today inducted Illumina and Atlantia Offshore Limited into the 2017 SBIR Hall of Fame and presented the prestigious Tibbetts Award to 37 deserving small businesses, five individuals, and three supporting organizations during a White House ceremony. Awardees were recognized for their critical roles in […]

Next Generation Researchers Act was included in major bipartisan health care innovation legislation passed by Congress last week. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today bipartisan legislation supporting young researchers authored by U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Susan Collins (R-ME) was signed into law by President Obama. At a time when America’s young researchers are facing a […]

January 3, 2017 AdvaMed Praises Introduction of House Device Tax Repeal Legislation WASHINGTON, D.C. – Scott Whitaker, president and CEO of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), issued the following statement on introduction of bipartisan legislation in the U.S. House to permanently repeal the medical device excise tax: “Introduction of the Protect Medical Innovation Act […]

Article by Judy Newman, Wisconsin State Journal. Full article here.  Cellular Dynamics International, the company founded by internationally renowned UW-Madison stem cell pioneer James Thomson, plans to leave Madison for Verona. CDI gave the Verona Plan Commission an initial look, earlier this month, at a proposal for a new building just east of the Verona […]

BioForward names recognized healthcare leaders to its Board of Directors December 20, 2016 01:11 PM Eastern Standard Time MADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioForward, Wisconsin’s biohealth industry member association, today announced its 2017 Board of Directors. The BioForward leadership team represents the state’s world-class health sector, actively working on new innovations to improve healthcare worldwide. “Wisconsin’s strength in […]

The HIMSS 2017 Business Scholarship Program enables Wisconsin companies to participate fully in the HIMSS 2017 Conference to be held February 19-23rd in Orlando, FL.  Awards will be based on articulated need and are subject to specific criteria as described in the application. BioForward will select the scholarship recipients. Scholarship Application Deadline:  January 27th, 2017 Proof of […]

Exact Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: EXAS) has earned a place in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500. The annual list ranks the fastest-growing North American companies in the technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech sectors. Exact Sciences ranked 110th on the list with 852-percent revenue growth from 2012 to 2015, the measurement period for the list. […]

Press Release 14 December 2016 at 8:00 EET The Wisconsin Technology Innovation Initiative (Wi2), a non-profit organization formed to support the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison,  and Orion Corporation, a Finnish pharmaceutical and diagnostics company, have announced a strategic collaboration in pursuit of new medicines for oncological diseases. Under […]