Author: WTN News

In 2001, the SBA took the position that a company in which venture capital firm(s) own more than 49% cannot qualify for SBIR/STTR grants. A bill that will likely be approved by Congress and put before the President could have a significant impact on many...

Businesses that rely heavily on Internet marketing and business communications are keenly aware of the Federal Trade Commission's CAN-SPAM act of 2003. After requesting and considering public comments on a number of proposed provisions, the FTC adopted new provisions under CAN-SPAM, which touch on four...

A compromise bill up for a Senate vote in September – and now unanimously approved in committee – would allow business that are majority-owned by venture capitalists to receive Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants....

The pharma and biotech industries have various ways of measuring success, but nothing is more visible than demonstrating testimonials with patients happily recounting how a drug changed their chances for life or quality of life. Unfortunately, while Wall St. might applaud such efforts, what the...

Milwaukee, Wis.—NovaScan, a medical technology company spun out of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, has reached its latest milestone – the commercialization of products – but the milestone also feels like a crossroads....

Madison, Wis. — A computer system that interfaces Wisconsin voter data with death, felony and driver's license records is now working, bringing Wisconsin into compliance with federal law, according to the state's Elections Division. ...

Madison, Wis. — Covance, a contract research organization (CRO) for pharmaceuticals with a presence in Madison, has signed a $1.6 billion deal to provide Eli Lily with drug development services, after buying Lily's Greenfield, Indiana, campus for $50 million....