Commentary

BIOMED is the Israeli annual medical device and biotech conference taking place this week in Tel Aviv. For the 4th straight year, Illinois is present at this event with representatives from the Illinois Biotechnology Industry Association, the University of Illinois-Chicago, the Illinois Science + Technology...

As retirement funds become depleted due to the dismal economy, more older job candidates are competing for employment. Thirsting for skilled workers with experience, companies are now welcoming them with open arms. Views held of older workers are changing rapidly these days....

If you like numbers and acronyms, you will like this article. SSTI (State Science and Technology Institute), a national nonprofit network of practitioners and policymakers dedicated to improving the economy through science and technology, recently published SBIR Phase I proposal and award statistics by state...

Ben Hobbins didn't win the statewide Governor's Business Plan Contest in 2007, the year IronClad Soft Bait Brands competed with about 280 other entries. But like the patient fisherman he is, Hobbins refined his plan and kept casting his line in the water. In the June...

The recession, which has already caused payrolls to shrink by more than 5 million jobs, will make it extremely difficult for teenagers to find employment this summer. Based on recent trends, it’s possible for the first time since 1954 that fewer than 1 million 16-...