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In 1998, University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers made waves in the worlds of biology and medicine, revealing they had five examples of human embryonic stem cells  — biological building blocks at the foundation of cellular development — successfully isolated and growing on laboratory dishes.Visit the Madison-based...

A pair of Australian sister companies that help put the lid on the use of electronic devices won the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce's Most Innovative Company award.LocknCharge and TechDen have their North American headquarters in Madison, at 4510 Helgesen Drive, with 27 employees.LocknCharge was...

FluGen Inc., a Madison-based firm (And URP tenant) developing a universal flu vaccine, raised $5.58 million in funding through 36 investors, according to the filing. FluGen, which already has investments from Madison's Venture Investors, the state's largest venture capital fund, recently shared data from its first test on...

Institutes of Health has several such opportunities.Below are some NIH opportunities you can consider for additional and alternative funding: I-Corps: The NIH continues to fund the I-Corps program under FOA PA-19-029.This provides up to $55,000 in funding that includes an 8-week hands on training program to help commercialize...

Forty young companies will pitch to potential investors and others throughout the course of the Nov. 7-8 Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium at Madison’s Monona Terrace Convention Center.That includes 24 companies selected by conference organizers to present Nov. 7 during the Tech Council Investor Networks tracks...

Stratatech is starting a test of its StrataGraft skin tissue to see how well it works on children who have suffered serious burns.It’s the first time the Madison company — a subsidiary of British-based Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals — will study the use of its engineered skin...

Madison is No. 14 among the top 20 “tech towns” in the United States, a study by CompTIA says.“This college town is making significant strides toward becoming a center for technology,” says the report, released Tuesday and based primarily on job postings between August 2017...

Cities often recognize the best and brightest. They promote the most influential, the most successful, the most powerful and the most glamorous. Yawn.Madison is home to a strikingly rich population of innovators, creators, doers and dreamers. They are thinkers and makers driven by curiosity and...

An engineering research team at UW-Madison has invented a device which could dramatically speed up drug development.Faraz Choudhury is a post-doctoral researcher in the College of Engineering, and a co-founder of Immuto Scientific. The startup’s device automates complex protein analysis as part of the drug...

Xconomy Wisconsin — Invenra, a Madison, WI-based startup that develops therapeutic antibodies for pharmaceutical companies and other clients, has raised more than $7.1 million from investors, according to a regulatory filing.Twenty-three investors participated in the equity funding round, according to the filing, which was made public...