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WARF, WiSys portfolios available for ‘browsing’ by tech, industry shoppers

Making innovative UW System and UW-Madison technologies available to industry in northeast Wisconsin was the topic of a recent Tech Council Innovation Network meeting...

Wisconsin falls two spots in new state health rankings

Wisconsin has fallen two places in the latest state-by-state health care rankings from the United Health Foundation, which highlights rising levels of obesity and...

Employers looking to coding bootcamps for junior developers

Some Wisconsin employers are looking outside of traditional higher education to find job-ready software developers.   That’s according to Paul Jirovetz, director of operations for DevCodeCamp,...

Companies driving down opioid prescriptions while overdoses are on the rise

Madison-area companies are finding ways to drive down the number of opioid prescriptions while overdoses are on the rise statewide.   Kiio is a business with...

Cyber Monday puts e-commerce shipping woes in the spotlight

When you hear the phrase Black Friday, what do you visualize? Most likely, it’s the huddled masses waiting for hours on end outside of...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Erin Tenderholt, co-founder of Blexx

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” features Erin Tenderholt, founder of a Madison-based startup called Blexx.   Tenderholt has created a new patent-pending technology in...

Backline music accelerator cohort nearing end of program

Early-career artists in gener8tor’s Backline music accelerator are making industry connections and building their brands as they near the end of the program.   The 12-week...

Launch of controversial streetcar project even has some skeptics thinking about the economic development...

Milwaukee has for years been listed among the largest American cities without easy-on, easy-off urban rail transit. But that ends Friday when the city...

Milwaukee researchers develop compound to treat memory loss in women

Milwaukee-area researchers have developed a compound which could lead to new treatments for memory loss in women.   Karyn Frick of UW-Milwaukee, Daniel Sem of Concordia...

UW-Madison chancellor concerned about funding for building projects

UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank says she is “really, deeply worried” about funding for the university’s building projects.   “It is a budget year this coming year,...

UW-Madison researcher getting $2.2 million NIH award

A UW-Madison researcher is getting $2.2 million from the National Institutes of Health, supporting his efforts to understand how protein dysfunction can lead to...

Milwaukee alderman raises concerns on Foxconn at transportation meeting

Milwaukee Alderman Robert Bauman raised concerns about Foxconn’s shifting plans for its Mount Pleasant plant at a recent meeting of the city’s transportation review...

Over 1,000 businesses getting high-speed internet

Over 1,000 businesses in the state are getting connected to high-speed internet, thanks to $7 million in recently announced broadband expansion grants.   “Broadband access is...

Foxconn seeking firms to build features of planned Eau Claire innovation center

Foxconn is seeking firms to build out the coworking space and other features in the planned innovation center in Eau Claire.   Foxconn Place Chippewa Valley...

Report finds property values up statewide

A recent report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum finds property values statewide are up 4.5 percent, hitting $549.5 billion this year.   That’s a 6.8 percent...