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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...

Foxconn falls short of hiring goals to qualify for first round of tax credits

Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz says Foxconn failing to qualify for the first round of state tax credits is the latest sign the company...

Foxconn leaders understand environmental concerns, Evers says

Gov. Tony Evers says he's confident Foxconn's leaders understand his concerns around the manufacturer's environmental impact in Wisconsin.   Addressing RENEW Wisconsin's Renewable Energy Summit yesterday...

Researchers invent new method to create hybrid yeast strains

UW-Madison researchers have developed a new method for creating hybrid yeast strains for use in commercial fermentation and brewing.   An info sheet from the Wisconsin...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Saran Ouk, CEO and founder of ConNEXTions

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” is with Saran Ouk, CEO and founder of ConNEXTions, a Madison nonprofit startup connecting low-income youth with...

Cellectar reporting favorable results from clinical trial

Cellectar Biosciences is reporting patients in a recent clinical trial of its cancer therapy medication are surviving longer.   The first four study groups of the...

Researchers develop method to treat radiation-induced tissue damage

Researchers at UW-Madison have discovered a new method for treating radiation-induced tissue damage using certain white blood cells altered with stem cells.   According to an...

Wisconsin Partnership Program funding projects to reduce health inequities

The Wisconsin Partnership Program is awarding $750,000 to 15 community projects that aim to reduce health inequities.   As part of the UW School of Medicine...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Dr. Tim Bartholow, chief medical officer for WEA Trust

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” is with Dr. Tim Bartholow, chief medical officer for WEA Trust.   This Madison-based insurance company has a public...