Wednesday, June 26, 2019

WisBusiness News

Panelists agree improving rural health care will take new technologies, workforce solutions

Improving access to rural health care will require leveraging new technologies and improving the workforce outlook for providers in these areas, a...

Research contract bill clears Assembly committee

A bill to expedite the research contract review process at UW-Madison has cleared an Assembly committee with support from the Wisconsin Technology...

Mayors calling for action on Asian carp invasion

Four Wisconsin mayors have signed a declaration from the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative urging the federal government to jumpstart...

Entrepreneurs approaching similar challenges from varying perspectives

Many startups face similar struggles as they work to define their own brand, develop products and secure investment. But as one Milwaukee...

Skip & Co. Maritime navigates online training for mariners

More than 690 commercial and recreational boating deaths have occurred since 2015 because of collisions at sea, according to the co-founder of...

Startup scene in Milwaukee gaining diversity

Milwaukee’s startup and tech community is steadily becoming more diverse as people from various backgrounds find their place in the metro area’s evolving economy.

‘GrowthChart’ aims to reduce busy work in childcare

Parents expect childcare providers to focus on the ever-changing needs of their children. What they may not know is that providers are...

Report highlights ‘brain drain’ workforce concerns

A recent report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum shows the state's "brain drain" issue abated slightly in 2017 but remains a significant workforce challenge.

Seedlinked planting seeds of market change

After spending years studying plant breeding, Nicolas Enjalbert was working for a large U.S. company when he realized there was a better way to...

Blexx Technology seeking to improve hypodermic needle sterilization and disposal

Needle disposal has long been a source of frustration for users, especially at the institutional level. Individuals or institutions traditionally collect and store used hypodermic...

‘DarkAero’ creating new ways to fly with personal aircraft kits

The history of aviation began with two famous brothers, Orville and Wilbur Wright. The next chapter may be written by three brothers from western...

Brat Fest kicks off Madison’s summer

When Madison’s Brat Fest first began in 1983, grocer Tom Metcalfe and his wife Margaret were looking for a way to give back to...

Beer industry has $9 billion annual impact, study shows

A new national study shows the beer industry supports nearly 63,000 jobs in Wisconsin and contributes $9 billion each year to the state’s economy....

Hemp businesses on the rise in Wisconsin, lawmaker says

Hemp-related businesses are on the rise in Wisconsin, following the state’s first growing season for the crop in more than 60 years. That’s according...

Xcel Energy retiring Midwest coal plants ahead of schedule

Xcel Energy has announced plans to retire two coal plants in the Midwest ahead of schedule, supporting the company’s goals for reducing carbon emissions...
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