Exact Sciences CFO Jeff Elliott says the foundation laid with Cologuard will help bring to market other screening tools, such as a lung cancer test. Elliott gave a promising update on Cologuard and laid out the Madison-based company’s plans at a recent Wisconsin Technology Council luncheon in Madison. Exact Sciences’ noninvasive Cologuard test screens for […]
WARF’s Managing Director, Erik Iverson, discusses innovation, commercialization, and his organization’s contributions to the Wisconsin Idea.
Republican and Democratic legislators are backing a bill designed to make it easier for University of Wisconsin employees to privately fund and commercialize their research. Rep. Dave Murphy, R-Greenville, chair of the Assembly Colleges and Universities Committee, and former Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, R-River Falls, chair of the Senate Committee on Universities and Technical Colleges and […]
The degenerative brain disease associated with aging, Alzheimer’s, is a long-standing mystery in the medical world. With 5 million people living with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States alone, new approaches are being taken to discover the unknown causes of the condition. Craig Atwood, founder of JangoBio, has spent the past 15 years researching the […]
Initiatives to get kids playing, and off devices A Madison company that helps sports teams reserve time at playing fields and an Oshkosh startup that gives parents the power to limit their children’s social media access won the judges’ favor at the Elevator Pitch Olympics in Madison on Thursday. GymDandy and Pyxsee tied for top […]
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 […]
Allen Dines, who has started companies, mentored entrepreneurs and helped instill a startup spirit in university students and faculty alike, will receive the 2017 “Excellence in Entrepreneurial Education” award at the Nov. 15-16 Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium. Dines will be honored Nov. 16 during the second day of the conference, which will be held at […]
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.