Entrepreneurs

Platypus Technologies has been awarded a $2.3 million contract with the Edgewood Chemical and Biological Center in Maryland to advance the development of liquid crystal-based sensors in military and civilian applications. The announcement comes on the heels of the company's newest product launch, a cell...

Wisconsin is leaving money on the table by not fully developing its academic R&D potential, argues columnist Tom Still, and changing that means more support for research outside of Madison and Milwaukee. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, Still highlights the biofuel work of University...

Novocell, Inc., a stem cell engineering company with research operations in San Diego and Athens, Ga., has agreed to provide human embryonic stem cell lines to the National Stem Cell Bank in Madison. The addition of the Novocell lines, which will be distributed to researchers...

With apologies to Mark Twain, rumors of the death of online advertising have been greatly exaggerated, according to Buzz Networks columnist Paul Gibler. Thanks to new and creative ways to drive online advertising, Gibler says it has been resurrected and is well on its way...

Mark Quinlan, the anti-outsourcer, is in the process of executing a significant strategic initiative - an IT transformation - at the Green Bay-based Associated Bank. Quinlan, the bank's executive vice president and chief information officer, is leading the bank's drive to manage technology products in-house,...

Our innovation is fueled by the strength of the U.S. patent system, yet there is a movement to erode the very system that is driving entrepreneurialism, according to Jim Greenwood, president and CEO of BIO, which will hold its Mid-America VentureForum this month in Milwaukee....

The CIO 100 celebrates the top 100 organizations worldwide that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology, and for the sixth time in seven years, the law firm Foley & Lardner has made the list. The Chicago-based firm, which has...