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Milwaukee startup ecosystem poised for health care investment growth

Members of Milwaukee’s startup ecosystem see potential for the city to capture more venture capital dollars in the health care sector. 

Milwaukee startup developing pill-based alternative to asthma treatments

A drug discovery startup called Pantherics Incorporated is developing a pill-based alternative to current asthma treatments based on research conducted at UW-Milwaukee. 

State investment landscape restricted by lack of capital, panelists say

Wisconsin's investment landscape is restricted by an overall lack of capital, according to a panel of investors.But they said the higher capital...

Startup innovations seen as key to fixing ‘broken’ health care system

Kristine Seymour, a partner with Michael Best Strategies, says startup innovations could be key to fixing what she sees as a broken...

New wearable ultrasound device could improve patient monitoring

A researcher with the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking to improve patient monitoring during anesthesia with a new...

HaloVino founder going into Early Stage Symposium with new sustainability focus

Milwaukee entrepreneur Jessica Bell is going into this year’s Early Stage Symposium with a new focus on sustainability for her startup HaloVino. 

State regulators looking to combat groundwater contamination

State regulators are looking at new ways to combat groundwater contamination in Wisconsin, focusing on nitrates as well as lesser-known PFAS.

Exact Sciences study shows new cancer markers could improve screening test

Recent study results from Exact Sciences show that newly identified markers for colon cancer could improve the company’s Cologuard test. 

Corn and ethanol producers feeling short-changed by proposed fuel standards

Corn growers and ethanol producers in Wisconsin are feeling short-changed after new details from the EPA undercut what they saw as a...

Cockpit Mobile piloting at music festivals

After a quick pivot from a previous venture, Madison entrepreneur Clay Burdelik recently piloted a new software application at several festivals around...

Research shows Alzheimer’s risk higher for those with Down syndrome

New research out of UW-Madison finds that adults with Down syndrome are much more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. 

Binge drinking causing “significant number” of deaths in the state

Binge drinking in Wisconsin costs more than $2.6 billion in lost productivity each year, a recent study from the UW Population Health...

UW-Platteville professor develops system for detecting tiny defects in bridges

An engineering professor at UW-Platteville has developed a new monitoring system to recognize tiny defects in concrete structures such as bridges. 

Construction and real estate jobs, earnings recently declined, report shows

Wisconsin’s construction and real estate industries make up 15 percent of both the state’s GDP and total jobs, but those impacts have...

Medical tech expert shares industry insights, trends

Tom Krummel, the co-director for Stanford University’s Biodesign program, says up-and-coming entrepreneurs should be looking for a problem to be solved, rather...
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