TENANTS

Archive | Featured

iStock_3186804XSmall-antibodies-cancer

Invenra Partners with Exelixis to Develop New Antibody Cancer Drugs

Invenra, a URP tenant / biotech startup that develops therapeutic antibodies for pharma companies, is joining forces with a Bay Area company to discover and develop new treatments for cancer. Under the agreement, Exelixis will pay Invenra $2 million upfront, plus an additional $2 million at the outset of each new discovery project, the company […]

Continue Reading
Tucson Conquistadores and Cologuard present $50,000 check from the Cologuard Classic to MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers, and Ben Haas and Paul Soltwedel of the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation. (From L-R: Jose Rincon, president, Tucson Conquistadores; Jerry Kelly; Ben Haas; Aaron Rodgers; Paul Soltwedel; Kevin Conroy, chief executive officer, and Maneesh Arora, chief operating officer, Cologuard.) (PRNewsfoto/EXACT SCIENCES CORP)

Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation And Exact Sciences Team Up To Fight Colon Cancer

Cologuard named official colon cancer screening partner; VLCF continues national expansion MILWAUKEE and MADISON, Wis., May 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Colon cancer cut short the life of legendary football coach Vince Lombardi at the age of 57 and, nearly 50 years later, remains the number two cancer killer in the United States. Now, the foundation […]

Continue Reading
Eat_Street18_4719-775x516

EatStreet prospers eight years after idea was cooked up by UW-Madison students

EatStreet, a Madison tech startup that enables online delivery orders at more than 15,000 restaurants in 250-plus cities nationwide, continues to build on an offer that a restaurant can’t refuse. “Our pitch is simple,” says CEO Matt Howard. “We drive incremental orders to your restaurant that you would not have if you weren’t listed on […]

Continue Reading
GoDx

URP Tenant “GoDX” wins AGA Tech Summit’s Shark Tank Contest

BOSTON – At the 2018 AGA Tech Summit, this year’s Shark Tank line up included an automated system for video capture of endoscopy, a feeding tube that prevents aspiration in intubated patients, a tool to accurately measure polyps captured on colonoscopy, a device that targets gastrointestinal cancers with electrical pulses, and a new method for […]

Continue Reading
STARTING-BLOCK

StartingBlock takes off

When Chandra Miller Fienen graduated from Monona Grove High School, her parents encouraged her to expand her horizons. She left her hometown, got her undergraduate degree from Macalester College in St. Paul, lived in Japan for two years and then moved to the San Francisco Bay Area, where she earned a law degree from the […]

Continue Reading
Irving-Shain-593x593

Former UW-Madison Chancellor Irving Shain dies at 92

Irving Shain, a chemistry professor and UW–Madison chancellor emeritus who advanced the university’s interests in China and established University Research Park, died peacefully Tuesday, March 6, in Madison after a brief illness. He was 92. Irving Shain at a 1978 commencement ceremony. Photo: Norman Lenburg/UW–Madison Archives Shain joined the UW–Madison faculty in 1952, later chairing […]

Continue Reading
Courtesy of Ian Freimuth under a CC 2.0 license.

LIVABILITY Names Madison 7th in 100 Best Places To Live

LIVABILITY polls the nation each year to find out what matters most in communities throughout the U.S. Is health care most important, or affordable housing? Which matters more, commute times or climate? They then source the best public and private data available to find the small to mid-sized cities, towns and villages that meet your […]

Continue Reading