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Madison, Wis. - Charles Hoslet, managing director of the UW-Madison Office of Corporate Relations, will speak about university efforts to build an entrepreneurial culture, off campus as well as on, at the Tuesday, Oct. 28 meeting of the Wisconsin Innovation Network in Madison. The luncheon will...

Boring meeting/conference syndrome is something that afflicts many meeting planners and business organizations, but some interactive life can be injected into these snoozers with the right social computing tools, notes columnist Paul Gibler. In this edition of Buzz Networks, Gibler demonstrates how to meet the...

Madison, Wis. - Promega Corp., a leading life sciences company, and One Lambda, Inc., a leading producer of transplant diagnostic products, will co-market the Promega Maxwell 16 DNA extraction system with One Lambda LABType SSO and Micro SSP tests in the HLA market. The combined...

Madison, Wis. - Virent Energy Systems, Inc. announced today that it has won Best Innovation by a Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise as part of the 2008 ICIS Chemical Business Innovation Awards. Virent's winning BioForming® technology is a novel chemical pathway that converts abundant renewable biomass into...

Billions of dollars could be spent on fixing failing network infrastructure, but do those in power really understand the expanse of layers that need to be fixed? asks columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he asserts that the layers of infrastructure that...

U.S. Senator Russ Feingold and Republican Congressman Paul Ryan weighed in on the nation's economic and fiscal ills during the Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Conference in Waukesha. Both officials have made bold proposals that address public policy conerns, including Feingold's E-4 Initiative to boost...

In all probability, the economic slowdown has grown into a full-blown recession, which is stressing information technology budgets at the precise time when 2009 spending plans are being formed or finalized. As one Wisconsin CIO told WTN, “it could get a lot tougher and we'll...

Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle is announcing the launch of a new (and free) employment connection Internet site called JobCenterOfWisconsin.com. In this WTN Guest Column, the Governor explains why JobCenterofWisconsin.com is replacing the state's JobNet system, which was created in 1993 and has become outdated. ...