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Centrose, a Madison-based biopharmaceutical company, has secured another patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for CarboConnect, a platform sugar chemistry that can improve the efficacy of pharma drugs. The patent is licensed through the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, the licensing arm of the...

Friday is becoming a dreaded day at most companies. What used to be seen as the start of the weekend is now the day most employees are advised they no longer have a job. Since the beginning of the year, IT vendors have slashed more than...

In an effort to boost its provision of open source services, Paragon Development Systems has acquired Provident Technologies of Sheboygan. Provident provides identity management and Linux-based IT solutions to clients in eastern and south central Wisconsin. As part of the acquisition, all Provident staff will...

AWR Corp., a California-based developer of high-frequency electronic design automation, has acquired the Mequon software firm Simulation Technology and Applied Research. AWR said it would retain the Simulation Technology operations in Wisconsin under company founder John DeFord. ...

PhysioGenix Inc., which sells pre-clinical services to drug companies, said it plans to spin off a subsidiary that will attempt to create drugs out of compounds developed at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The spinoff will make a separate company of Neuro Amp LLC, which has an...

Infrastructure projects are nice, but they are no substitute for real, sustained job creation, notes columnist Tom Still. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, Still hopes the Powers that Be remember this as they craft the economic stimulus bill, which should reauthorize the federal Small...

With a seemingly endless stream of job losses, economic survival is on everyone's mind. Accelerate Madison will address the subject from a technology standpoint with a Jan. 22 luncheon program titled “Survival Toolkit for IT Enterprises: Working Smarter in a Challenging Economy.” Panlestists include Rimas...

By John Schmid of the Journal Sentinel GE Healthcare Ltd. will cut about 150 unionized jobs in Milwaukee and Waukesha counties by March, the company said Friday. The major Wisconsin manufacturing employer also will eliminate jobs in Wisconsin that extend beyond its union work force. In all...

Marquette University and UW-Milwaukee have teamed up to license a compound for the treatment for schizophrenia to Promentis Pharmaceuticals, a start-up pharmaceutical company. Promentis was founded by Marquette professors David Baker and John Mantsch, and is managed with the help of with UWM chemistry professor...