Three Madison-area companies, including FluGen, located at URP, have boosted their finances with significant investments they’ve received recently.
Scientists in Madison are preparing to join colleagues in more than 400 cities across the globe in a March for Science on Earth Day. The event will include a march, a rally and a science expo on the Library Mall.
FluGen has raised another $2 million from investors to support current and planned clinical trials of an experimental universal influenza vaccine that the Madison, WI-based startup is developing.
Wisconsin tech companies added an estimated 3,909 jobs in 2016 — a 4 percent increase — according to Cyberstates 2017, an annual analysis of the nation’s technology industry.
A few years ago, venture capital conference audiences were comprised predominantly of investors from stand-alone venture funds. Today, however, the makeup includes many more “in-house” funds within larger corporations.
Lynx Biosciences, a Madison-based biotech company located at URP, is undertaking a fundraising round for $1 million.
Exact Sciences Corp. today announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) included Cologuard® in its updated Medicare Advantage Star Ratings program. Medicare Advantage plans now can help increase their Star Ratings when their beneficiaries complete Cologuard, Exact Sciences’ non-invasive colon cancer screening test.
A panel of alumni and faculty led by Kevin Conroy, CEO of Exact Sciences, addressed the issue of education and the future of the biotech industry on March 23, 2017 at the Wisconsin Institute for Medical Research (WIMR). Listen to the podcast of the discussion here.
The Master of Science in Biotechnology Program celebrates its 15th year in 2017, and it’s looking to continue to meet the needs of the biotechnology industry in an ever-changing industry climate.
Governor Walker and the Wisconsin Department of Veteran Affairs awarded a $238,000 Entrepreneurship Grant to Bunker Labs Wisconsin. The funds will be used to begin a series of statewide events to promote entrepreneurial endeavors by Wisconsin’s veterans.