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WisBusiness: The Podcast with Yu-Lin Yang, president of Transcend UW

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” features Yu-Lin Yang, president of Transcend UW.   This student org, which grew out of UW-Madison’s engineering department, helps...

Scientists at UW-Madison moving toward new cancer treatments

UW-Madison scientists have made a discovery that opens up new avenues for investigating potential cancer treatments.   Their work centers on the p53 protein, which is...

Exact Sciences CEO calls for creation of new corporate investment fund

Exact Sciences CEO Kevin Conroy is calling on business leaders in Milwaukee and statewide to help create a new corporate investment fund to drive...

Isomark test detects infections two days before formal diagnosis

A device from a Madison-based startup has been shown to detect infections two days before they could be diagnosed in a clinical setting.   That’s from...

PSC chairwoman says Evers’ clean energy plan ‘achievable and reasonable’

Rebecca Valcq, the new chairwoman of the state Public Service Commission, says Gov. Tony Evers’ goal of carbon-free electricity by 2050 is “achievable and...

CEOs of Tomorrow empowering young entrepreneurs

A Madison-based nonprofit is helping young entrepreneurs develop business solutions to issues in their own communities.   “We work with a large population of kids of...

New report examines tax incremental financing

A study from the Wisconsin Policy Forum finds Milwaukee has upped its usage of tax incremental financing to drive private investment in new developments.   Between...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Joe Scanlin, CEO and co-founder of Scanalytics

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” is with Joe Scanlin, CEO and co-founder for a Milwaukee startup called Scanalytics.   The company was founded about...

JangoBio advancing to next stage of animal testing

Researchers with JangoBio, a Madison-based startup developing stem cell therapies, are set to begin testing on companion animals such as dogs within the next...

Paper Council chair calls for more funding for paper science programs

The chair of the Wisconsin Paper Council is calling for increased state funding for UW-Stevens Point’s paper science and chemical engineering programs.   Craig Timm says...

UW-Oshkosh researchers develop new glucose sensor

Researchers at UW-Oshkosh have developed a new glucose sensor that promises greater stability and effectiveness than the standard enzyme-based blood testing strips.   Enzymes are tiny...

VC investor calls for funds to co-invest with larger out-of-state firms

A Madison venture capital investor says Wisconsin’s investment landscape could be greatly improved by funds co-investing with larger out-of-state firms.   Andy Walker (pictured here) is...

Wisconsin Partnership Program funds health research projects

Researchers at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health are getting up to $3 million through the Wisconsin Partnership Program, which has grants...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Erin Rasmussen for the American Wine Project

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” features another conversation with Erin Rasmussen, founder and winemaker for the American Wine Project.   As climate change is...

WEDC changing procedures on Foxconn following Legislative Audit Bureau report

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. is changing its procedures to ensure Foxconn can only collect tax credits on workers living in the state, following...