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Morgridge Institute selects Pagliarini to lead campus metabolism initiative

By Brian Mattmiller, Morgridge Institute Dave Pagliarini, a University of Wisconsin-Madison associate professor whose departmental home put metabolism research on the map worldwide, will help define the future of Wisconsin metabolism science as a lead investigator at the Morgridge Institute for Research. Pagliarini joins Morgridge from the UW-Madison Department of Biochemistry, which is home to […]

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WEDC partners with Doyenne Group to support women entrepreneurs

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has awarded a $200,000 grant to Madison-based Doyenne Group Inc. to support women-led innovative ventures in Wisconsin. The Doyenne Evergreen Fund will provide $400,000 in early-stage capital sourced from a WEDC Capital Catalyst Program grant and matching funds raised by Doyenne. “At a time when women are the breadwinners […]

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Innovation Needs a Neighborhood

URP Managing Director Aaron Olver delivered a keynote during the International Economic Development Council’s Economic Future Forum that emphasized the fact that successful innovation requires communication and collisions of people to spark new ideas.

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