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10 Newtons teaching the science of touch

In today’s world, almost everyone knows someone with breast cancer. As cancer patient numbers increase, so do cancer survival rates, yet more can always...

Bioscience industry on the rise in Wisconsin

The state’s bioscience industry is on the rise, employing nearly 35,000 in 2016. That’s according to a new report from the national Biotechnology Innovation...

Booming border economy gearing up for big changes

Communities near the Foxconn plant are gearing up for big changes in the coming years as the area prepares for a massive influx of...

Bootstrapping seen as useful tool for startups that can afford it

Bootstrapping is one way entrepreneurs can build out the basic structure of their companies, but it comes with its own risks -- namely, running...

Chemical engineering innovation on tap for plastic and paint production

In an industry dominated by a few massive companies, chemical startup Pyran aims to change the landscape of plastic production with eco-friendly chemicals and...

Community support key for early-stage entrepreneurs at StartingBlock

Community support is key to some of the earliest-stage startups working in the recently opened StartingBlock space in Madison. “All the faces that you...

Diligent Dozen pitch to crowd of peers, potential investors

The 12 finalists in the Governor’s Business Plan Contest have pitched their business ideas, which ranged from an improved football helmet for reducing injury...

Donald Trump, during Wisconsin visit, urges Harley-Davidson to keep jobs in U.S.

President Donald Trump, speaking at an event following Foxconn’s groundbreaking in Mount Pleasant, warned Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson to not “get cute with us” and to...

Faith Technologies installs microgrid at Appleton nature preserve

Faith Technologies recently installed a clean energy microgrid at the Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve in Appleton, aiming to reduce the preserve’s operating costs through...

Farmers push for change amid heated trade talks

Some Wisconsin farmers are stressing the importance of remaining in NAFTA as tensions mount in ongoing trade talks. But others say the current system...

Fewer Wisconsin startups raised capital last year

Fewer Wisconsin startups raised investment dollars last year than in 2016, according to a recent report from the Wisconsin Technology Council. The total amount...

Foxconn cutting down plans for water use

Foxconn has pledged to spend $30 million on a water recycling system at its Mount Pleasant facility that would significantly cut down water use....

Health researchers trying to get more minority investigators involved

Health researchers from nearly a dozen states are set to gather in Madison to tackle a complicated issue: how to increase the number of...

Hip Eau Claire, the new Austin?

Linda John’s timing wasn’t the best. Shortly after she arrived in Eau Claire 25 years ago, the city went into a funk after the...

Impact Sports seeks to win over parents who worry about concussions

What began as a cringeworthy sight lit a spark in Joshua Cleveland and his wife and business partner, Gina Cleveland. As they witnessed a...

Investment deals getting bigger in Wisconsin, panelist says

The size of investment deals in Wisconsin is on the rise, according to one of the latest investors to join the ranks of the...

JangoBio seeing positive results in animal tests

JangoBio is seeing positive results from ongoing animal testing for a therapy that could be used to treat aging-related diseases. The therapy in question...

Pushing for diversity in Foxconn’s supply chain

Foxconn plans to make $1.4 billion in supply purchases in Wisconsin each year once the LCD manufacturing facility is up and running. But questions...

Pyxsee founder: It’s time to put your phone down

Recent reports say teens spend up to nine hours a day on social platforms. College student Dayne Rusch, with the help of his app,...

Startup experts agree on importance of friends, family and advisors

A panel of startup experts agree on the importance of having family and friends for support, but that it's crucial to have a trusted...

Tech transforming the Midwest’s most important industries

Technology is transforming some of the Midwest’s most important industries, driving change in manufacturing and agriculture. So said a panel of experts who spoke...

Tech-heavy Milwaukee industries have $27.6 billion impact

Tech-heavy industries in the Milwaukee area made up nearly a quarter of the region’s $119.2 billion economic output last year, with a $27.6 billion...

Uncertainty for cheesemakers after Mexico responds to U.S. tariffs

A top Wisconsin cheesemaker says uncertainty reigns after Mexico has responded to the recent U.S. metals tariffs with tariffs of its own on multiple...

UWM and Foxconn announce engineering co-op program

Five UW-Milwaukee engineering students will get the chance to study and work in Taiwan through a newly announced co-op agreement between the university and...

Where is Care social services platform now live

Where is Care has gone live -- after more than a year of forging community connections, several iterations of software development and a recent...

WisBusiness: The Show – Evan Wing of HMA Fire

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

WisBusiness: The Show – GenoPalate’s Sherry Zhang

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

WisBusiness: The Show – Jennifer Javornik of Filament Games

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