Author: WTN News

TrafficCast, a Madison-based traffic data provider, has entered into a strategic partnership to provide real-time travel advisories on mobile devices. Its partner, the Berkley-based Apisphere, provides location-awareness services for mobile business applications. Combined, they plan to develop solutions that help consumers change their travel routes...

The Medical College of Wisconsin has created the position of associate dean for research, and will fill it with the director of its Cardiovascular Center. David Harder, a professor in cardiovascular research, will be entrusted with improving the productivity of faculty-based lab research for the...

Biotech areas where Madison and Wisconsin have a significant presence advanced in terms of progress and commercial impact in 2007, according to a new study by Deloitte Consulting. The technologies that are on the rise - targeted therapies, monoclonal antibodies, radiotherapy, and drug-device combinations -...

You can learn a lot from your children if you pay attention, but learn about modern innovation? Yes, especially because they are so technology savvy, says WTN columnist and innovation expert Tom Koulopoulos. In this edition of The Innovation Zone, Koulopoulos explores a typical father's...

For chief information officers, making the business case for Web 2.0 collaboration tools is getting easier, and it is positively overpowering if people in the organization are clamoring for them, according to Brian Haven of Forrester Research. In this interview with WTN, conducted at the...

With Wisconsin still trying to absorb recent events like the pending GM plant closing in Janesville and historic flooding, it's not a bad time to smell the roses - the biotech roses, according to columnist Tom Still. As Wisconsin biotech leaders prepare to invade the...

On a recent visit to Israel, columnist Michael Rosen not only experienced a booming biotechnology sector, he saw one that is willing to partner with its American biotech counterparts. In this edition of Yer Biotech Blues, Rosen witnessed some amazing technology coming from a country...

Six months after canceling a previous Request for Proposal, the state Department of Health and Family Services has issued another RFP to secure technical planning and design services for a state-level health information exchange. The initial RFP was canceled due to vendor concerns about a...

With an FDA submission in its future, Madison's EraGen Biosciences has hired a 20-year industry veteran with experience in regulatory strategy. Randal Vader will serve as vice president of quality, regulatory, and clinical affairs for the molecular diagnostics company. He comes to EraGen after serving...