Wednesday, December 11, 2019

WisBusiness News

Federally funded research programs improving human health and safety

Federally funded research programs in the state are finding ways to improve health and safety through clinical trials for cancer therapies, new...

State trade missions helping Milwaukee-area business leader grow his company

The founder of a Milwaukee-area firm says state trade missions like last week’s trip to Japan have helped him grow his business...

Group formed supporting legislation to create new regulations for PBMs

Pharmacists, patients and others in the state have formed a new group to support legislation that would establish new regulations for pharmacy...

Madison, Milwaukee rank among top 17 ‘Rust Belt’ cities for economic recovery

Madison and Milwaukee have been ranked among the top 17 “Rust Belt” cities for their economic performance following the most recent financial...

Angel network co-manager highlights ways to drive investment across state

The co-manager for one of Wisconsin’s largest angel investor networks says allocating more resources to the Badger Fund of Funds would help...

Evers discusses Language Roadmap Initiative at conference in Japan

Gov. Tony Evers says the next generation of Wisconsinites will need to engage with others across linguistic, cultural and national boundaries to...

Head of new UW-Madison school looking to expand industry-sponsored research

The founding director for UW-Madison’s new School of Computer, Data and Information Sciences, Tom Erickson, aims to boost industry-sponsored research by working...

Evers meeting leaders of Japanese companies with in-state operations on trade mission

On the first overseas trade mission of his administration, Gov. Tony Evers plans to meet several leaders of Japanese companies with operations...

Trade groups looking forward to working with new WEDC CEO

Some of the state's top trade groups say they're looking forward to working with Missy Hughes when she takes over as CEO...

Wisconsin voters have generally positive view of U.S. economy, poll shows

Registered voters in the state have a generally positive view of how the national economy has performed over the last year, according...

Bill would expand tax exclusion for investors in opportunity zones

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is circulating legislation for co-sponsorship to expand a tax exclusion for investors in “opportunity zones” throughout the...

COWS report claims state tax policy contributing to inequality

A new report from UW-Madison’s Center on Wisconsin Strategy claims the state’s tax policy is contributing to inequality, as the richest Wisconsinites...

Fetch Rewards CEO says rapid growth driven organically

Fetch Rewards founder and CEO Wes Schroll says the company’s rapid growth last year was driven organically through referrals and social engagement. 

Cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping devices containing THC

Most of the Wisconsinites who recently developed severe lung diseases after vaping say they used e-cigarettes or other vaping devices containing THC...

Professor finding new ways to improve medical imaging

A professor at UW-Madison is developing new methods for reducing errors in CT scans, MRIs and other imaging techniques. 
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