Author: WTN News

Madison, Wis. — A team of researchers here led by James Thomson will delve further into the workings of stem cells with an $8.9 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), announced today....

Madison, Wis. — The University Research Park is expanding on Madison's east side, into a 6,000 square feet of a large industrial building that will be renovated and made available for startup companies sometime next year....

We've been fortunate lately. Despite the various indicators of a slowing economy, one thing that has not seen a downturn is the number of investments made by angels and angel groups here in the Midwest....

Appleton, Wis. - Fabrication Laboratories, or Fab Labs, are an exercise in global technology sharing spun out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Wisconsin technical college is putting an entrepreneurial spin on them. Dozens of inventors are using the lab and taking advantage...

Madison, Wis. — Nerites, a developer of medical technology, has added James C. Powell to its board of directors. Powell retired in 2003 from SurModics, a public company that developed similar products, where he was president and chief operating officer....

The analytics division of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has released figures on the budgets and technology adoption of U.S. hospitals, showing slightly increasing advancement of electronic medical record (EMR) capabilities and other technology trends....