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ExpressGraft-C9T1 is being used in first-round tests on a patient with diabetic foot ulcers — open sores that can affect patients with diabetes and can lead to amputation, said Mallinckrodt, the global pharmaceutical company whose Madison division, formerly Stratatech Corp., developed the tissue.   ExpressGraft-C9T1 is a...

Xconomy Wisconsin — Fujifilm said it plans to use stem cells developed by Cellular Dynamics International, a Wisconsin-based company it owns, as part of a new partnership between Fujifilm and Takeda Pharmaceutical that’s aimed at developing regenerative medicine therapies.   Takeda and Fujifilm, both headquartered in Japan,...

A startup company with deep roots on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus will be featured at a French trade show Feb. 11-15 with its wearable system designed to help runners avoid injury. The invention by Torq Labs tracks leg movement using five sensors, with help from...

Innovators with current or past ties to the UW System are invited to apply to the Ideadvance Seed Fund with business ideas that could contribute to Wisconsin’s “knowledge economy.” The Ideadvance program provides business funding and mentoring toward a scalable, profitable business model. Grant dollars are...

The University of Wisconsin System has received a $2.3 million grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates in support of its ongoing Math Initiative, a coordinated, systemwide effort. The Math Initiative is designed to help students complete—in their first year of college—relevant introductory...

The annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, held earlier this month in San Francisco, is a popular venue for biotech companies to announce new deals and milestones achieved. One such announcement from this year’s event has largely flown under the radar: Madison, WI-based molecular diagnostics company Exact...

FROM THE January 25 Wisconsin Ideas E-Newsletter: Wisconsin's entrepreneur culture is starting to take off, and many of those new businesses are generated from UW-Madison. A new Wisconsin Public Television show, Start Up Wisconsin, explores how new businesses are helping the state's economy diversify and grow....

Madwaukee – A new, unprecedented collaboration called Madwaukee Talks is bringing Madison and Milwaukee together to share the costs and benefits of common speakers who will inform, enlighten and motivate our communities.   “For Wisconsin to compete on a national stage, Madison and Milwaukee, our two largest...

Fly over this, East and West Coasters: Nat Geo Travel has named Madison one of the top small cities in the United States. The travel magazine looked at cities with populations ranging from 40,000 to 600,000 and ranked them based on “unconventional metrics that we think...

Everyone wants a fresh start in the new year and for many, this means a new job and a new city. Fortunately, there's good reason for job seekers to feel optimistic. Though job creation was 6 percent lower in 2017 than it was in 2016, the...

Getting more women into scientific jobs in the Madison area -- that's the goal of a new effort starting this month.   Women in Biohealth launches on January 17 with a roundtable discussion and networking event, organized by BioForward, the state's biohealth advocacy organization. The idea is to...