Author: WTN News

After filing its annual and quarterly reports, Merge Healthcare has received word that it will continue to be listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market. The medical software developer had earlier announced that improper financial reporting was due in part to the bypassing of internal accounting...

With China's pharmaceutical and biotech industries still in their formative stages, their American, European, and Japanese counterparts should make significant investments in both India and China. Why? To take advantage of a talented labor pool and create markets for their own products, according to columnist...

An amendment that would allow companies that are majority-owned by venture capital firms to apply for Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer grants is on its way to the U. S. House Small Business Committee. The measure has some worried that these grants will...

What can Milwaukee and Madison have to gain by collaborating? Plenty, according to Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, who appeared with Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz in a forum of the Wisconsin Innovation Network. In an interview with WTN Media, Barrett outlined his vision for the M2...

Dr. Ananda Chakrabarty, the man who inspired scientists worldwide to experiment with life forms like genes and nuclei, visited Madison this week and explained how his energies now are devoted to proving how bacteria might have therapeutic benefits for a range of human conditions. ...

The hottest new web programming tool, Ruby on Rails, is threatening to take market share from Sun Microsystem's Java and Microsoft's .Net. In this look at Ruby, Madison Area Technical College professor Eric Knapp gives the platform his benediction. ...

Ethanol production in Wisconsin and beyond should get a boost from the pending addition to Agra Industries, a Merrill-based builder of ethanol and other facilities. Agra will break ground on the addition early in October, with completion scheduled by the end of 2006....

The focus of Wisconsin's biodiesel production may still be the southern third of the state, but northeastern Wisconsin can boast of its own biofuel contribution. That capacity got a shot in the arm with the awarding of a $97,500 state grant to ramp up the...

Small businesses in Wisconsin can learn what it takes to secure federal grant money during the 2006 Fall National SBIR/STTR Conference, which will be held Nov. 6 to 9 at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center. The conference will feature workshops and tips on how to...