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Clean energy jobs grow 7 percent, report says

The number of clean energy jobs in Wisconsin is up by some 7 percent, a new report says. But such jobs make up a tiny...

DLG Naturals aiming to ’empower the rural poor’ in southern Africa

DLG Naturals is aiming to “empower the rural poor” by sourcing natural products from southern Africa for the cosmetics industry. So says Mary Jo...

Faith Technologies building clean energy microgrid

Faith Technologies, a Menasha-based electrical contracting company, is building a clean energy microgrid to power the Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve in Appleton. It’s working...

Gregor Diagnostics seeking to upgrade prostate cancer screening

A Wisconsin biotech company aiming to improve prostate cancer screening is seeking seed funds while competing in a startup accelerator in Texas. Gregor Diagnostics...

Groups at odds over budget provision on short-term home rentals

A group that represents the tech company Airbnb says it's opposing a budget provision that would add requirements to homeowners who want to rent...

Higher education on ‘precipice of a transformation,’ Marquette president says

Mike Lovell, president of Marquette University, says higher education is “on the precipice of a transformation.” “There has been a tsunami coming at us...

JangoBio adding staff, expanding testing capabilities

A Madison-based biotech startup with ambitious goals is adding staff and expanding testing capabilities as it seeks early-stage investment. JangoBio is trying to develop...

Kenosha out of the running for Foxconn project

Kenosha is out of the running for the Foxconn project, upping Racine County's chances to land the Taiwanese manufacturing plant. Mayor John Antaramian notified...

Kristin Gilkes sees opportunity to move Customers First Coalition forward

Kristin Gilkes, the new executive director for the Customers First Coalition, sees her job as “an opportunity to help the group move forward.” The...

MilliporeSigma plans to create 175 jobs, expand facilities

The life science arm of a German company with global operations is planning to create 175 jobs in Wisconsin over the next three years...

NAFTA not to blame for manufacturing woes, say representatives of Canada, Mexico

Government representatives from Canada and Mexico are pushing back against the idea that NAFTA is responsible for the loss of manufacturing jobs in the...

National cleaning company targeting Green Bay for expansion

A successful national cleaning company is targeting the Green Bay market. Jan-Pro and sister company Maid Right are run by Premium Franchise Brands. While...

New research links early allergen exposure with lower asthma risk

New research headed up by a UW-Madison scientist suggests that early exposure to allergens from pets and other sources can decrease the risk of...

South Korean startups coming to Milwaukee this fall

Ten South Korean tech startups will be coming to Milwaukee this fall for training and mentorship at the Mid-West Energy Research Consortium. Under an...

Study shows farm-raised kids may get long-term health benefits

Kids growing up on farms might be getting some long-term health benefits from early environmental exposures, according to a new study from UW-Madison. The...

Support building for palliative care in Wisconsin

Tim Jessick, chairman of the recently formed Palliative Care Network of Wisconsin, is trying to build out a broad support network for palliative care...

The cost of opportunity

The Ride brings in $300,000 for cancer research

A recent community biking event in Dane County brought in over $300,000 to support research at the UW and the Carbone Cancer Center. The...

Three Wisconsin medical groups awarded over $5 million

Three Wisconsin medical groups have been awarded over $5 million in total to implement NIH’s All of Us Research Program. The National Institutes of...

Titan Spine names first CFO

UW researchers teaming up to study blood disorders

Two researchers from the UW School of Medicine and Public Health are teaming up to better understand how a certain gene is related to...

UW-Madison students lending a hand in Texas

Two UW-Madison students are helping to control an issue plaguing cleanup crews in southeastern Texas: a post-floodwater mosquito boom. Hurricane Harvey dumped on parts...

UW-Stout, Russian university collaborating on design projects

A partnership between UW-Stout and a Russian university is bringing an international perspective to collaborative design. UW-Stout Associate Professor Jennifer Astwood teaches industrial design...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Lucas Frisbie, startup team strategist for StartingBlock Madison

This episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” features Lucas Frisbie, the new startup team strategist for StartingBlock Madison. Frisbie talks about some of the challenges...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Peter Menet of Menet Aero

This episode of WisBusiness: The Podcast features Peter Menet, president and CEO of Menet Aero, a drone technology company based in Milwaukee. He discusses...
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