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Madison ranked best college town in nation

Madison tops Sport Illustrated’s 2019 roundup of the 10 best college towns across the United States. Joan Nieson of Sports Illustrated said her rankings focused on college town environment, landscape, food and drink offerings, culture and music scenes as important factors. The magazine called out Madison’s oft-cited attributes in other quality of life rankings, such […]

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Delivering therapies with bio-engineered bacteria

UW-Madison scientists have bio-engineered bacteria to deliver certain therapies to patients with heart disease, obesity, diabetes and other conditions. In treating metabolic diseases like these, doctors will often rely on polypeptides as therapeutic agents. They include hormones, enzymes, antibodies and other small molecules. Despite their miniscule size, delivering these therapies to patients’ bodies can prove […]

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Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce: Announces Pressure Chamber finalists

Five top emerging companies to compete Aug. 27; winner will pitch Silicon Valley investors in San Francisco this fall MADISON – Today the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce announced the five finalists competing in this year’s Pressure Chamber startup initiative, which returns Aug. 27 during Forward Festival, an eight-day celebration of entrepreneurship and innovation in […]

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Madison, WI

Madison ranks 25th among top 50 cities for tech talent

Wisconsin’s state capital moves up 10 spots on CBRE scorecard Madison ranked 25th and Milwaukee ranked 44th among the 50 largest U.S. and Canadian markets (by number of tech talent professionals) for their ability to attract and grow tech talent in a new report. Los Angeles-based global commercial real estate company CBRE Group Inc.’s newly released Scoring Tech […]

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Finalists Announced for 2019 Wisconsin Innovation Awards

Thirty-one companies and nonprofit organizations have been selected as finalists for the 2019 Wisconsin Innovation Awards. In total, over 400 businesses, products and services from around the state were nominated. The finalists were determined by a panel of 21 statewide industry experts, with winners to be announced on October 9, 2019 at an awards ceremony […]

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UW–Madison researchers win presidential award

Four promising young University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers have been named winners of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. Since 1996, the awards have honored outstanding scientists and engineers beginning their independent research careers who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology. PECASE winners are nominated by federal departments and agencies […]

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