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Separating innovation from invention is not rocket science, and there has been some evolution to distinguish the two, according to columnist Ogan Gurel. In this edition of MedTech Futures, Dr. Gurel points to historical proof from IBM that the best innovations are not necessarily about...

To meet a growing demand for collaboration and communication tools, the Chicago-based PointBridge has opened an office in Brookfield. PointBridge, a Microsoft solutions provider, is looking to better serve its client base in metropolitan Milwaukee and Greater Madison....

The 2007 Early Stage Symposium will once again feature the Elevator Pitch Olympics, a program that gives companies seeking venture capital a chance to make their best case to investors. Start-up companies can apply for one of two chances to present to potential investors at...

A Wisconsin biotechnology company has not only landed two scientific advisors from outside the state, but outside the national as well. GenTel BioSciences, a protein chip maker based in Madison, has recruited South African scientists Reinhard Hiller and Jonathan Blackburn to serve on its Scientific...

Who says Republicans and Democrats can't work together? Well, most people who pay close attention to politics say that, actually, but there are exceptions to the rule. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, columnist Tom Still offers kudos to the Wisconsin congressional delegation for pulling...

Platypus Technologies of Madison will use a $600,000 federal grant to develop more effective hepatitis screening assays, or tests, for researchers. The life sciences nanotech company now has raised more than $15 million in federal funding, and has begun to commercialize some of the “nano-based”...