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Wisconsin is blessed with public and private academic research centers that are contributing to regional economies statewide, notes columnist Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, Still asserts that it will be important for job creation and economic...

The Wisconsin Bioenergy Initiative has a new director, and it's Troy Runge, research director at Kimberly-Clark Corp. Runge, who will assume the WBI helm on May 1, was selected because of his combination of business and scientific experience. In accepting the appointment, Runge said growing...

Madison, Wis. - Stratatech Corp., a privately-held regenerative medicine company, today announced that it has genetically modified its StrataGraft living human skin substitute to actively fight costly bacterial infections that routinely develop at the site of burns and other severe skin injuries, such as skin...

Technology entrepreneurs are having a devil of a time finding angels. Angel investors are the optimistic financiers who give entrepreneurs their crucial first infusion of cash to bring their ideas to life. Now, in the midst of a punishing economic downturn that is sparing few companies,...

Milwaukee, Wis. - Johnson Controls-Saft will supply the complete battery system for Ford Motor Company's first series production plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), which will be introduced in 2012. Ford announced plans for the battery partnership today at the Washington Auto Show. "This is a great...

Organizations that experienced a data breach in 2008 paid an average of $6.6 million last year to rebuild their brand image and retain customers, according to a new study. Ponemon Institute, a Tucson based research firm, looked at 43 organizations that reported a data breach last...

Safe assumption: Teens are online. Unsafe: Retirees aren’t. About nine out of 10 US consumers ages 12 to 24 use the Internet. That is not surprising. But more than one-half of those ages 65 to 69 are online as well, and Internet-using 70-to-74-year-olds make up 45% of...

Vendors are rushing to join Amazon and others in the cloud, offering businesses new ways to do more with less. The cloud computing market arrived in a big way in 2008, with Amazon, EMC/VMware, IBM, Google, Microsoft, Salesforce.com, and a dozen other vendors introducing products for...