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The founders of EatStreet, a national food ordering and delivery company, were honored Nov. 14 with the UW–Madison 2018 Entrepreneurial Achievement Award. EatStreet is rooted in Madison, where in 2010 three UW–Madison undergraduates grew frustrated with a clunky restaurant takeout ordering process. In response, Matt Howard, Eric...

The National Science Foundation on Nov. 20 released its 2017 Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey data, showing that UW–Madison placed 6th in its rankings. In last year’s HERD survey report, capturing 2016 data, UW–Madison also ranked 6th. Data on UW–Madison’s 2017 expenditures show the university...

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...