Drift & Row aims to improve the value of play

Flashing lights, bright colors and loud noises… When you walk down the aisle of a toy store, that’s what you will see and hear. Highly stimulating toys currently dominate the market. While these products are great entertainment for children, they

Study shows impact of digital medicine platform

New research from Cleveland Clinic and Propellor Health finds the Madison company’s digital medicine platform reduced hospital visits for patients with respiratory diseases. In a study published last month in the Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, researchers explored the use

Research contract bill clears Assembly committee

A bill to expedite the research contract review process at UW-Madison has cleared an Assembly committee with support from the Wisconsin Technology Council and university entrepreneurs. The “Mark Cook Bill” was named after a UW-Madison animal sciences professor who headed

Hemp businesses on the rise in Wisconsin, lawmaker says

Hemp-related businesses are on the rise in Wisconsin, following the state’s first growing season for the crop in more than 60 years.   That’s according to Sen. Patrick Testin, who touted his recently introduced hemp bill yesterday before an audience

Exact Sciences highlighting new screening research

Exact Sciences is highlighting new research showing the company’s Cologuard test can improve colon cancer screening rates for patients covered by Medicare.   Citing data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Madison company says a third of

Hispanic population supporting Milwaukee region’s workforce

Milwaukee’s Hispanic population has been growing steadily over the past two decades, supporting the region’s workforce and balancing out population losses in other demographics.   Still, Hispanics are largely underrepresented in higher-paying occupations, according to the latest report from the

Wisconsin Policy Forum report focuses on unemployment fund

The Wisconsin Policy Forum says the state is “clearly better prepared” for a recession that it was in 2007.   A new report focused on the state’s unemployment fund shows the state’s unemployment fund balance hit $1.74 billion at the

Manufacturing resources could be key to creating new clean energy jobs

The state’s manufacturing resources could be key to creating new clean energy jobs, according to Wisconsin Environmental Initiative Director John Imes.   Speaking yesterday at a Wisconsin Technology Council event in Madison, Imes said Wisconsin has fallen “a little behind”

Evers: 13,000 Foxconn jobs ‘unrealistic’

Gov. Tony Evers says it’s “unrealistic” to think Foxconn will create the 13,000 jobs it had pledged given the company’s plans to scale back the original project.   He also said he’s looking to potentially revise the company’s contract with

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