Manufacturing

Companies in western Wisconsin and the Twin Cities will combine to develop bio-device products and capitalize on opportunities in the rapidly growing orthobiologics market. BioE, a St. Paul biomedical firm that is trying to impact medicine via cord blood-derived stem cells, and Phillips Plastics, which...

They come from all corners of the state, armed with business plans that might just win any of them at least $50,000 in first place cash and services. They are the finalists in the fourth annual Governor's Business Plan Contest, and the winner will be...

Wisconsin bioscience companies have positioned themselves as national and international leaders in a range of industries - from molecular diagnostics to medical imaging. In this guest column, Jim Leonhart, executive vice president of the Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association, explains how these businesses are...

With an initial public offering still pending, TomoTherapy has filed an amended registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company, which was spun out of research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, revised to $213 million the amount it expects to raise in...

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Biomedical Engineering Center already puts on an annual design event at the end of each spring semester, but this year it has expanded its annual BME Translational Research and Design Conference and Expo to invite manufacturers interested in biomedical products. ...

Emory Healthcare in Atlanta will install a radio frequency identification product from GE Healthcare to track medical equipment and improve its inventory management. The solution, which is called IntelliMotion, enables health facilities to conduct real-time equipment tracking. ...

University of San Francisco business professor Oren Harari acknowledges that it's a provocative point, but he believes companies in all industry sectors would do well to take a page from Madonna and Willie Nelson. Before you develop images of businesses executives mimicking either, please note...

DeForest, Wis. - Wisconsin's first large-scale biodiesel plant has officially opened with a capacity to produce 20 million gallons per year. Sanimax Energy will operate the plant and produce 60,000 gallons of biodiesel per day from a variety of different raw materials, including beef tallow. The...

The technology industry in Dane County saw its largest single-year job increase in recent years, and its ranks grew to 510 businesses, according to the 2007 Greater Madison Area Directory of High-Tech Companies. The annual directory lists technology businesses in 12 industry clusters, and shows...

Just by looking at the numbers, the vast potential of the Indian market should get the attention of every American state that wants to engage in foreign trade. Yer Biotech Blues columnist Michael Rosen recently took a trip to India with an Illinois trade delegation,...