As a child, Rachel Rose wore clothes emblazoned with C-3PO and drifted off to sleep on Star Wars sheets. And while the adventures of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and the Jedi knights may have filled her dreams, she never imagined she’d grow up to help bring stories like theirs to life. Yet Rose does exactly […]
The National Science Foundation released its 2016 Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey data, showing that UW–Madison retained 6th place in the national research rankings. Data on UW–Madison’s 2016 expenditures for research show the university remains a research powerhouse with nearly $1.16 billion in annual expenditures for research across all fields, about half of […]
WARF’s Managing Director, Erik Iverson, discusses innovation, commercialization, and his organization’s contributions to the Wisconsin Idea.
In a comprehensive and complex molecular study of blood samples from Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, published today (Nov. 16, 2017) in Cell Host & Microbe, a scientific team led by the University of Wisconsin–Madison has identified signatures of Ebola virus disease that may aid in future treatment efforts. Conducting a sweeping analysis of everything […]
Sector67 founder Chris Meyer brought several hundred people to their feet to give him a warm, standing ovation Wednesday at the Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium in Madison. In his first public appearance since he was seriously injured in a propane explosion on Sept. 20, Meyer was upbeat and joked around in a question-and-answer session with […]
November 14, 2017 By Natasha Kassulke When Jim Steele thinks back over the last seven years, from the early research on biofuels, followed by a dream of moving Lactic Solutions LLC technology to the marketplace, and now the acquisition of the company by Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits (a unit of Lallemand Inc.) last month, […]
World-class lab and office space to support demand for Cologuard MADISON, Wis., Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Highlights: Exact Sciences selects 650 Forward Drive in Madison as site for expanded lab; company also takes ownership of existing office building on site, renamed 1 Exact Lane. Campus offers potential to accommodate more than 1,000 employees. Combined […]
It’s not just Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn that is considering opening operations in the Madison area. In the first 10 months of this year, 38 companies have been interested enough in the possibility of setting up shop in this area that they have asked the Madison Region Economic Partnership (MadREP) to find potential sites in […]
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation has awarded over $80 million to UW-Madison and the Morgridge Institute for Research for the 2017-2018 school year, so researchers can continue to “dream big.”
The Madison region is vying for a chance to house Amazon’s second headquarters — one of more than 100 communities across the U.S. hoping to land the online retail giant and its promise of 50,000 high-tech jobs.