Twenty-four entries, representing a variety of sectors, are competing in the finalist round of the 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest.
BIOforward, Inc., the member driven, Wisconsin affiliate of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), and Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) announced Lisa Johnson as its new CEO.
The BIO 2015 Business Scholarship Program enables Wisconsin bioscience companies (health, agriculture, energy, medical device, etc.) to participate fully in the BIO 2015 International Convention.
Madison still has a long way to go to be considered a startup hub. Yet there are new signs that it could be poised for an entrepreneurial liftoff, given its top-notch research university, the nation’s largest electronic health records firm in Epic Systems and no shortage of educated, enthusiastic young people.
UW-Madison has become “a biomedical research powerhouse.” Yet, a looming national biomedical research crisis threatens to fundamentally impact that research and the people who conduct it.
The UW-Madison Discovery to Product (D2P) is seeking applications for its Igniter Awards. Open to UW-Madison students, staff, and faculty, the deadline to apply is March 15.
Madison is in a sweet spot when it comes to creating health care IT software, programs and applications, thanks in large part to the success of Epic Systems, the electronic medical records giant located in nearby Verona. So says Mark Bakken, founder of HealthX Ventures and the former head of Nordic Consulting Partners.
A lot of times, when we think about tech businesses, we think about California and the Silicon Valley. But over the years, Madison has become a Midwestern hot spot for up-and-coming tech start ups.
University Research Park and UW-Madison continue to be significant catalysts for job creation in Wisconsin.
The Madison Startup Fair on University of Wisconsin-Madison’s campus brings together a cross-section of local startups each year, from software to 3D printing technology to alternative insulation material for outdoor gear.