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“Not only is there not a lot of money out there for women, but not a lot of early stage money,” said Lauren Flanagan, founder and CEO of SCIO Corp., a Michigan financial consulting firm. Flanagan and others are hoping to turn that around. ...

Growing at an annual clip of 16 percent the past two years, Wisconsin's bioscience sector is making inroads into a state's historically known for beer, brats, and milk, says Gale Davy, author of a report, "Bioscience Wisconsin," released today at the State Capitol in Madison....

Kurt Squire, an assistant professor at the UW-Madison School of Education, hopes to bring a new dimension to education and learning with “augmented reality” games, which combine aspects of physical activity, traditional reading and math problems, and video-game simulations....

Stratatech Corporation, a UW spin-off company, has received a $168,000 Phase I SBIR Grant from the National Institute on Aging, for the development of cell-based gene therapy products for the treatment of chronic skin wounds such as diabetic, venous stasis and pressure ulcers, which are...

Bruker AXS Inc. announced an agreement to acquire the Princeton Gamma-Tech X-ray microanalysis business, with annual revenues of $5-6 million, from Princeton Gamma-Tech Instruments, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed, and the acquisition is expected to close in the fourth quarter of...

Virent Energy Systems, Inc. announced today that Dr. Venki Raman has joined its board of directors. Dr. Raman is President of Protium Energy Technologies, a consultancy service in the field of hydrogen, fuel cells and alternative energy, based in Allentown, PA. ...

On October 11, 2005, both the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") and the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General ("OIG") published separate, but parallel, proposed rules to advance the goal of widespread adoption of electronic health records technologies by hospitals, physicians,...

Neurognostics, Inc., a Wisconsin company specializing in functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) products and services, has been honored with a Wisconsin Small Business Innovation Award for Outstanding Achievements....

A new report suggests Wisconsin is slowly making progress when it comes to building a technology-based economy, as judged by indicators such as producing patents, investing in private research and development, and creating high-tech jobs. The natural question: Why are we improving?...