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CHICAGO – In trying to explain the complexities of the biotech industry to investors, academics and start-up biotech companies, most people now understand that it is a long, painstaking and expensive process. What they don't understand is why....

APPLETON, WI– Nearly 60 people heard UW-Madison professor Raj Veeramani and Menasha Corp. research and development manager David Matthias stress the importance of innovation in today’s economy at the first meeting of the Wisconsin Innovation Network (WIN) Foundation in northeast Wisconsin....

A “report card” issued in November by a Washington, DC, think tank slammed Wisconsin’s efforts at implementing electronic government initiatives. But projects currently underway in Madison could raise that score, according to the state’s CIO, Matt Miszewski....

SBC Communications Inc. today announced a new portfolio of managed IP products, including a hosted VoIP product, SBC PremierSERV Hosted IP Communication Service (HIPCS), which is available in select markets today....

CHICAGO – Last Wednesday and Thursday, a biotech family reunion took place at Navy Pier in Chicago when IBIO, otherwise known as the Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization, celebrated its fifth-annual event. The gathering was called iBIOMarketplace....

Seed-Stage Financings are often comparatively modest capital amounts provided to an inventor/entrepreneur to finance the early development of a new product or service concept. These early financings may involve product development and market research or building a management team and developing a business plan....

ConjuGon announces today that the U.S. Patent and Trade Office issued U.S. Patent No. 6,613,531 entitled “Sigma Binding Region of RNA Polymerase and Uses Thereof” to the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, the patent management agency of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. ConjuGon has an exclusive...

Businesses today are focused on being profitable and productive. Technology promises both. In the coming days, months and years, you'll see an increase in the adoption of technology among small–to-medium-size businesses, as well as mid-to-large-size commercial businesses. Our local businesses will incorporate...

Lately, I have been reading and re-reading "The Age of Unreason," an important book in which author Charles Handy makes the case for change, massive, life-altering, business-affecting change. Though an economist, Handy could not have foreseen the changes wrought by the Internet boom and our...

Hiring the right people is always challenging, but knowing how to conduct the proper interviews can make a huge difference in the success or failure of getting the right person. If it’s a top executive position for your company, taking time to fully understand the...