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Dems question if WEDC can handle Foxconn incentive package

Democratic lawmakers are using a May audit to cast doubt on whether the state's job agency is up to overseeing the $3 billion Foxconn...

Edgerton Hospital slashes costs with geothermal energy

Edgerton Hospital and Health Services, the state’s first hospital to use geothermal heating and cooling, has been able to slash monthly energy costs by...

Ergotron rep makes the case for why the workday should include movement

Betsey Banker, a wellness marketing manager for sit-stand desk manufacturer Ergotron, is making the case for why sedentary desk workers should add some movement...

Four women-led businesses share the spotlight at Doyenne Group Fall Showcase

Four women-led businesses shared the spotlight at a recent Doyenne Group event where they each had 5 minutes to present their business models. “Any...

Groundbreaking ideas and strategies needed in cybersecurity, experts say

At a recent Bunker Labs event at the Capitol, experts spoke to the need for groundbreaking ideas and strategies in cybersecurity and other data-related...

JangoBio says human trials possible next year

JangoBio, a biotech company developing a therapy to reduce the negative effects of aging, could be starting human trials as early as next year....

Lawrence starting sustainability initiative with student ‘Eco-reps’

Lawrence University is starting a campus-wide sustainability initiative centered on a new ‘Eco-rep’ program, in which student advocates will educate peers about composting, energy...

Madison scientists share gene editing insights

Scientists from UW-Madison and the Morgridge Institute for Research were in Germany earlier this month for an international conference on gene editing, an emerging...

Microsoft’s TechSpark program coming to Wisconsin

Brad Smith, president and chief legal officer at Microsoft, says a new community engagement program from the global tech leader will “be a catalyst...

Navy funding software security research at UW-Madison

UW-Madison has received $6.1 million from the Navy to support a research project into software security. Professor Somesh Jha of the UW-Madison Computer Sciences...

NeuroMapper improving mid-surgery brain function testing

A new mobile application coming out of UW-Milwaukee’s App Brewery is improving brain function testing during neurosurgery. NeuroMapper was developed by David Sabsevitz, a...

New joint initiative aims to improve manufacturing productivity

A new joint initiative from economic development groups in Wisconsin aims to improve productivity in the state’s small and midsize manufacturers. The Transformational Productivity Initiative...

New Planned Parenthood center in Milwaukee County seeing patients

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin’s newest health center in Milwaukee began seeing patients this week, offering a full spectrum of care to women including abortion...

New report draws link between isolation and sluggish economy

A new report from the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance draws a connection between isolation and a sluggish economy, arguing that lawmakers worry about those left...

New tech startup space coming to Fox Valley area

The Fox Valley area will have a new tech startup space next fall thanks to a collaboration between the Green Bay Packers and Microsoft....

PDS Connect speaker argues for broader definition of innovation

The opening keynote speaker for PDS Connect 2017, David Robertson, argues that companies should strive for innovation without restricting themselves to immediately profitable ideas....

Reflexion CEO says health care is hobbled by disjointed EHR

Joseph Smith, president and CEO of Reflexion Health, says the health care industry is currently hobbled by disjointed electronic medical record systems, creating an...

Researchers find potential route to limiting aggressive cancers

UW-Madison researchers have found a potential route to limiting aggressive cancers. “Cancer cells often change their nutrient utilization and energy production, so many efforts are...

Samsung rep links digital displays in hospitals and positive patient engagement

Jason Young, an account manager for Samsung, draws a direct connection between digital displays in health care facilities and positive patient engagement. “In my...

SBIR/STTR conference coming to Milwaukee next month

The U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services’ annual SBIR/STTR conference will be held next month for the first time in Milwaukee, helping entrepreneurs...

Showdown on workers comp comes as companies see major savings

A coming showdown at the Capitol between the health care industry and a business coalition over proposed changes to the state workers' compensation system...

WARF director wants more industry-sponsored research

Erik Iverson, managing director of WARF, wants to see more industry-sponsored research at UW-Madison. “I think this campus has done an okay job of...

Water Council accepting applications for Pilot Program

The Water Council is now accepting applications for its Pilot Program, which helps speed up the process for getting innovative water-related product ideas to...

WEDC partnering with Invest in Wisconsin on tech startup initiative

WEDC is partnering with three members of Invest in Wisconsin to make available $1 million in new loans and grants to early-stage tech startups....

WisBusiness: The Show – Craig Shedler of Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures

Welcome to a new episode of "WisBusiness: The Show," a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues. MADISON – The...

Wisconsin Aviation’s new drone division takes off

Wisconsin Aviation has launched a new drone division aiming to provide services to companies in real estate, construction, insurance, agriculture and other data-driven industries....

WMC head calls for removing ‘America’s Dairyland’ from license plates

WMC President and CEO Kurt Bauer says “America’s Dairyland” should be removed from Wisconsin’s license plates and replaced with something more contemporary like “Forward.” He...
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