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Exact Sciences Groundbreaking

EXACT SCIENCES GROUNDBREAKING AT UNIVERSITY RESEARCH PARK PAVES PATH TO 21ST CENTURY RESEARCH LANDSCAPE

Today’s groundbreaking of a 130,000 square-foot, five-story headquarters for Exact Sciences at University Research Park (URP) is further evidence of the cancer detection business’s commitment to Madison. But the building’s placement also shows that the Park is determined to adapt to an era when high-technology workers show an increasing interest in denser, more urban surroundings. […]

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The pressure is on for five startups chosen for this year’s Pressure Chamber

Five local startups are headed for the Pressure Chamber, a pitch contest held by the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. The competitors are: AmebaGone, with a new type of bacteria-fighting technology, for use in plants, animals and people. Breathe for Change, wellness training for teachers. DataChat, analyzes data using artificial intelligence. GymDandy, schedules sports activity […]

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Ned Kalin

UW STUDY: INHERITED BRAIN PATHWAY UNDERLIES THE RISK FOR ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

In studies of young rhesus monkeys, researchers from the University of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry have discovered brain pathways that underlie children’s vulnerability to develop anxiety and depression later in life. Importantly, the researchers from the UW HealthEmotions Research Institute determined that young monkeys inherit one of the pathways critical to early life anxious temperament. The […]

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Strong showing from Badgerloop at SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

HAWTHORNE, Calif. – Engineers, investors and innovators from around the globe gathered in the Southern California desert on July 22 to test their prototypes for an ultrafast subterranean transportation concept at the 2018 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition. The private space exploration company SpaceX founded the annual hyperloop pod contest in 2015. Competition was fierce this […]

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Tech talent soars in Madison, report says

Madison’s tech momentum is on the rise. The Madison area is ranked third — tied with Orange County, California — on a list of 50 metropolitan areas in North America included in the Scoring Tech Talent Report issued by CBRE, a major commercial real estate services and investment firm based in Los Angeles. The report […]

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30ventures

New VC funds looking to health tech for opportunities

Two of the state’s newest venture capital funds are looking for big opportunities in health care technology. The Wisconsin Technology Council recently hosted a panel discussion spotlighting these funds. Panelists included George Arida, managing director for 30Ventures, based at University Research Park in Madison; and Mike Rodgers, who heads Advocate Aurora Health’s new venture, InvestMKE. […]

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Exact Sciences

UPDATE: New $60 million corporate headquarters is proposed for Exact Sciences

With major expansion projects already underway at several of its Madison-area sites, Exact Sciences Corp. is also in line for a new corporate headquarters at University Research Park that could add 200 to 440 new jobs there over the coming years. Aaron Olver, director of University Research Park, said the organization proposes to build a […]

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