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Three very young companies - all from outside Wisconsin - won the Elevator Pitch Olympics in Madison on Wednesday. All three said they would consider moving to the state, said Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council, which organized the contest. The event gets its...

The post-industrial evolution of the U.S. economy has aroused multibillion-dollar questions over what kinds of inventions deserve patent protection, and on Monday the Supreme Court joined the muddle over whether new ideas and strategies do. The courts and U.S. law have long held that the inventors...

Hewlett-Packard said Wednesday that it had reached an agreement to acquire 3Com, a provider of computer network switching and routing equipment, for $2.7 billion in deal that will help improve H.P.’s business in China and expand its network gear business. With the purchase, H.P. is planning...

API Healthcare has signed an agreement with Logicalis, a provider of integrated information and communications technology solutions, to offer remote hosting services to its clients. Remote hosting enables healthcare organizations to maintain internal control of their existing IT investments and infrastructure while outsourcing routine...

The BioPharma Management Technologies Division of Wound Management Technologies, Inc., (WNDM) will search for partners to aid in leveraging its existing technology and infrastructure to develop opportunities within the International Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering fields. "Some of the most important developments in biotechnology and medical...

Entrepreneurship programs at UW–Madison are supporting innovative thinking and actions. The Wiscontrepreneur program promotes the creation of new businesses and socially beneficial organizations; the Student Venture Seed Grant Program backs up that encouragement with real money; programs at the Wisconsin School of Business rank among the...

While waiting for my annual physical, I enrolled in a research study. (About every other year, I participate in a research study. Two years ago, a sleep apnea study involved me spending the night in an iron lung with electrodes in my mouth and all...

MENOMONIE, Wis. – StrandVision LLC, a provider of hosted digital signage services, today announced that it is offering a complete digital signage hardware package to give its customers a single source for turnkey digital signage solutions. The hardware package is available in combination with a StrandVision...

Central Signal, LLC, a Madison-based company, has been awarded a $700,000 SBIR Phase II grant entitled “Cost Effective, Power Efficient, Wireless Sensor Network Based Highway Incident Detection & Warning System” from the United States Department of Transportation. A cost effective, easily deployable system, that could...

Madison — A Rice Lake company that provides community hospitals and clinics with diagnostic images pulled in a $3.35 million federal grant, making it the state's top recipient of such grants for the most recently completed reporting period. Shared Medical Technology Inc. provides mobile medical...