Author: WTN News

A small Neenah biotechnology firm is venturing into food enhancement and anti-bacterial products based on its head's mainstay research into contemporary applications drawn from ancient medicinal remedies. Ayurvedic-Life International has made promising strides into therapies for insulin-deficient Type 2 diabetes sufferers, but still is far...

Wisconsin companies raised $6.5 million of venture capital funding in the first half of the year - a falloff of 81% from a year earlier, and the state's slowest start since 2005. The weak start mirrored a decline nationally. Venture capitalists invested $6.9 billion during the first half...

A group of computer scientists at the University of Washington has developed a way to make electronic messages “self destruct” after a certain period of time, like messages in sand lost to the surf. The researchers said they think the new software, called Vanish, which...

Biotechnology and medical device start-ups typically take many years and a lot of money to get to market. But Chrysalis Ventures, a venture capital firm in Louisville, Ky., takes a different approach to health care investments. Instead of backing the discovery of new drugs or the...

Biotech investor Steve Burrill is out raising a $1 billion fund to support the massive bioscience project planned for Elk Run, near Rochester, though he has “no checks yet.” Burrill plans to use half the proposed fund, or $500 million, to support construction of the 2,300-acre...