Hyde, a startup with a new type of small, skinny life jacket, won the grand prize in the 2016 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan contest.
Many of us associate the hub of today’s startup scene with downtown or the near-east side. For west siders, startup central is University Research Park, where Exact Sciences is perhaps the most familiar occupant.
Finalists representing diverse tech-based sectors in Wisconsin’s startup economy will present live to judges in the Governor’s Business Plan Contest
Epicentre, a Madison firm that prospered by licensing a biological discovery from UW—Madison, continues to grow here five years after being sold to Illumina Inc. of San Diego.
A spin-off from the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC), Xylome is lowering the cost of making ethanol by creating new yeast strains that more efficiently convert cellulosic biomass to fuel.
Melissa Skala, who will join the Morgridge Institute for Research and the Department of Biomedical Engineering as an associate professor in summer 2016, has received a prestigious CAREER award from the National Science Foundation.
Erik Iverson, J.D., LL.M, a nationally recognized leader in advancing global health initiatives, life science discoveries and intellectual property management, has been selected as the next Managing Director of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF).
Dave Pagliarini, Director of Metabolism at the Morgridge Institute for Research and Associate Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has received the U.S. government’s highest honor for scientists in the early stages of their careers.
University Research Park Director Aaron Olver is aiming to give URP a more urban feel with more opportunities for interaction between Park tenants.
The new face of leadership in Madison is younger, more colorful and more diverse by a much broader definition of diversity. Its impact on our community is already being felt in very important ways, and yet there is a clear sense of having just scratched the surface of what is possible.