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.
October 3, 2017 By Jennifer Smith Today’s announcement of the Nobel Prize in Physics, awarded to researchers Rainer Weiss of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kip Thorne and Barry Barish of the California Institute of Technology, bears University of Wisconsin System connections. The three researchers led an extensive international team, known as the LIGO […]
A new video aimed at recruiting people to come to Madison to work and live wowed the crowd at the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner Wednesday night. The 56-second video is a 360-degree view of the city, from the lakes and from the air, showcasing Madison as a place of innovation, activity and […]
by Brian Mattmiller | Morgridge Institute In Jan Huisken’s zebrafish imaging lab, it takes a lot of data to capture a tiny fish. Assembling a time-lapse video of the first 24 hours of development of a zebrafish — from a ball of cells to a fully-formed embryo with head, heart, spine and fins — has […]
By Silke Schmidt | UW Madison The National Science Foundation has awarded nearly $20 million to a consortium of universities, including the University of Wisconsin–Madison, to support a new engineering research center that will develop transformative tools and technologies for the consistent, scalable and low-cost production of high-quality living therapeutic cells. Such cells could be […]
The University of Wisconsin–Madison community lost a significant figure with the passing of Dr. Mark Cook. Dr. Cook, whose research yielded advances in human health and food production, held 40 patents and founded three startups, including Ab E Discovery.
A University Research Park based biotech startup with ambitious goals is adding staff and expanding testing capabilities as it seeks early-stage investment. JangoBio is trying to develop regenerative therapy products which would diminish the effects of aging caused by imbalanced hormones. By regrowing certain tissues in the body, the company seeks to recreate the hormonal […]
Dr. Lynn Allen-Hoffmann, Founder and former CEO of Stratatech Corporation, now a Mallinckrodt company; current Senior Vice President of Regenerative Medicine at Mallinckrodt; and Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at University of Wisconsin-Madison, will receive the Hector F. DeLuca Scientific Achievement Award, celebrating her exceptional success in developing regenerative medicine products that have the […]
Representatives from 88 businesses visited the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus Wednesday to learn how to get ahead by tapping UW–Madison resources.
The “Drones & Cones” event at URP highlighted how drone technology can enhance entrepreneurial efforts.