Author: WTN News

With an eye toward paying down debt and future acquisitions, Milwaukee's Brady Corp. has raised $137 million in an offering of common stock. The company, which manufacutres signs and labels used in cell phones and PDAs, sold 4 million shares valued at $36 per share....

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation would like to promote entrepreneurialism in a variety of disciplines outside the Business School. Toward that end, the Kansas City-based organization is putting up $35 million to reward schools that come up with the most innovative propoposals, and UW-Madison is...

TomoTherapy, the Madison-based medical device manufacturer, has sold a second Hi-Art unit to City of Hope, a prominent California medical and research center. It is the same facility that last year used the Hi-Art System to perform the first total marrow irradiation....

A group of 21 Wisconsin angel investors have committed $1.25 million to a new Jersey company that is developing ways to lengthen the life of harvested organs and tissues. The investments leverage an earlier round that raised $1.0 million, giving Lifeblood Medical, Inc., more than...

The state of Wisconsin, which would like to establish Regional Health Information Organizations to accommodate the eventual sharing of medical information in electronic formats, has awarded a $110,000 contract to one such entity, the Wisconsin Health Information Exchange....

Smaller hospitals, including several in Wisconsin, look to the hosted model to affordably provide integrated data services, but industry experts warn there is more to successful data integration than the IT application. ...

The next state budget and the ensuing legislative session will be a watershed for Wisconsin. The building blocks have been put in place to move the Wisconsin economy in the right direction; we cannot afford to stop now....

Who would have known that a sleeping anything could be so useful? The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and computer scientists at UW-Madison have found that even when computers are turned off, they still have superlinking capabilities. ...