Author: WTN News

Michael Rosen breaks down Tom Friedman, and then explains what it all means to the American biotechnology industry in this presention of Yer Biotech Blues. In Rosen's view, the trend lines suggest that U.S. biotechs have some mighty challenges and opportunities ahead, particularly labor shortages...

With the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a proving ground, a group of college students has developed an online business model, and American college students are the target market. If they are successful in driving users to the site, their goal is to eliminate transaction fees...

Mithridion, Inc., a Madison-based biopharmaceutical start-up, is moving into the next phase of drug research and development with $296,800 in federal grants. One grant, which is designed to promote technology transfer, will enable collaboration between the company and University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher Jeffrey Johnson....

Madison attorney Joe Boucher wishes cities in Northern Wisconsin were as technology savvy as Madison, and that includes his hometown of Marinette. In this guest column for WTN, Boucher opines that the northland can be more dynamic economically by embracing technology and innovation. ...

Digital cinema technology is still years away, but a Milwaukee technology executive is working to bring it to a theater near you. Jane Durment, CIO of the Marcus Corp., is part of professional groups that are working to enhance your technology experience in both movie...

Rebecca Ryan and Jack Schultz will be among the speakers and panelists discussing a range of economic issues confronting rural areas and small towns during the 2006 West Central Wisconsin Education Consortium Conference. The event will be held on September 20 and 21 at the...

A modest Renewable Fuels Standard was established in the Energy Policy Act of 2005, and two Wisconsin politicians have endorsed a Congressional effort to raise it. During a visit to West Salem, Gov. Jim Doyle and Congressman Ron Kind stumped to place higher alternative fuel...

Whether it's for fun, money, or enterprise, Buzz Networks columnist Paul Gibler advises consumers and business executives to keep their eyes on mashups. The Web 2.0 phenomenon occurs when a web user takes different data elements and mashes them together to make something completely new....

Wisconsin companies that are preparing to compete for private equity capital will have an opportunity to learn more about the venture capital game this fall during the second annual Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium. The event was developed from the former Wisconsin Life Sciences & Venture...

The sale of a Waukesha Geographic Information Systems (GIS) office will not mean a loss of jobs, according to the San Antonio-based Analytical Surveys. On the contrary, the new owner plans to ramp up operations. ...