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A Platteville nanotechnology start-up is out to prove that sophisticated discoveries are being made on University of Wisconsin System campuses outside of Madison. The start-up company, Graphene Solutions, has won the annual Governor's Business Plan contest with a technology that could disrupt the electronics market...

Perhaps nothing illustrates the distinction between invention and innovation more than the Italian experience, or lack thereof, with technology transfer, according to columnist Ogan Gurel. In this edition of MedTech Futures, Gurel explains what can happen to inventive societies that lack an innovative process. Fortunately...

Mithridion, Inc. of Madison and Cognitive Pharmaceuticals of Toledo, Ohio have agreed to merge to continue the development of Cognitive's new drug to treat Alzheimer's disease. In addition to sharing executive talent and technology, the merged life science firms also announced they have closed on...

Another reorganization at Merge Healthcare has resulted in the resignations of four top executives, including CEO Kenneth Rardin, and the loss of approximately 60 positions worldwide. Justin Dearborn, who recently served as managing director and general counsel of Merrick Ventures, whose affiliate recently helped Merge...

The federal government has released its long-awaited strategy for driving healthcare information technology adoption, with the goal of reaching a tipping point where the adoption of health IT is unstoppable. To do that, the plan recognizes the need to provide incentives for physician adoption, tackle...

The Madison-based biopharmaceutical firm Centrose continues to make progress toward developing therapies for cancer. The company has announced that two of its lead drug candidates have demonstrated, in animal models, the ability to kill cancer cells in colorectal and non-small lung cancers. Centrose, which will...

As your technology business heads toward an initial public offering or a merger, the task of financial planning with stock options starts with leveraging the value of those options to the highest level, according to columnist and attorney Sverre Roang. In this WTN Guest Column,...