Author: WTN News

NanoRite, part business incubator and part innovation center, has opened on the Chippewa Valley Technical College to promote the nanotech research and industry in northwestern Wisconsin. The center, built with funding from the state and federal governments and private donors, will foster collaboration between CVTC,...

Global healthcare organizations are moving to adopt digital mammography devices as increasing numbers of clinical trials demonstrate their benefits. To capture a share of that international market, Merge Healthcare in Milwaukee has released the latest version of its digital mammography workstation in the European market. ...

Dr. Jay Kouba, president and CEO of Metabolix, Inc., has joined the board of directors of Virent Energy Systems. He brings 25 years of experience in the chemical and petroleum industries to the Madison company, which is developing ways to convert biomass into energy....

Wisconsin stands at a crossroads in the biofuels era, according to Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still, but a new Department of Energy lab could help the state become a global center of biofuels research and technology transfer. The new Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center on...

The shopping dance known as online retailing keeps adding and modifying steps, making it hard for partners to find their rhythm, according to columnist Paul Gibler. In this edition of Buzz Networks, he describes the retail transformation taking place through a range of Internet...

All signs point to Aruna Biomedical, an Athens, Georgia-based maker of neural stem cell kits for researchers, remaining in Georgia despite efforts to lure it to Wisconsin. Dick Leazer, a principal in Wisconsin Investment Partners, believes the company has found the equity investment it needs...

Have failed information technology implementations caused CIOs to lose authority within business organizations? A Wisconsin attorney who focuses on information technology believes technologists are losing authoritative ground to chief financial officers, but CIOs are likely to protect their turf if they make thoroughly vetted business...

In the age of digital everything, a creative website offers proof that print still captures the imagination of consumers, even the most loyal devotees of the Internet. In this edition of DEMO Letter, columnist Chris Shipley toasts Eileen Gittens, the founder of Blurb, the book-creation...

Techware, a broadband wireless Internet provider, will begin to deliver high-speed broadband service and citywide wireless technologies to consumers and business users in Butler. The company intends to build a wireless broadband network in communities throughout Milwaukee, Washington, Waukesha, and Ozaukee counties....