220 Companies Place Switzerland First in Biotech Density Per Capita
14,000 Employees in Industry with Revenues of 7 Billion Swiss Francs 300+ Research Groups Focus on Biotech
NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- With 148 biotech companies and 72
suppliers to the industry -- or 220 firms involved in the business --
Switzerland has the world's high...
Cord Blood America Continues International Expansion
...ama, with a population of 3.3 million, has become an international business center in Central America, with a fast growing economy and the highest per capita
consumer spending in the region. Aruba, an affluent island in the southern Caribbean, is overseen by the Netherlands, while Bermuda, a British territ...
QIAGEN Welcomes 3,000th Employee in 20th year of U.S. Operations
... Governor Martin O'Malley's BIO 2020 initiative, Maryland intends to invest another $1.3 billion in the state's bioscience industry -- the largest per capita
investment in the biosciences made by any state in the country -- over the next 10 years to attract and further grow foreign and domestic biotech comp...
National Drug Development Accelerator Launched
local companies' responsiveness as one reason that there are 1,950 ongoing
clinical trials in the Kansas region -- the fifth highest per capita
United States. In areas of the state, the number of clinical trials providing
access to new treatments has more than doubled during the last 4...
Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results
our production capacity during the coming six to twelve months to meet
demand supported by the continued growth in expenditures per capita
Traditional Chinese Medicines (TCMs) and government support for additional
cost reimbursement of our products," stated Jiang. "TCM's have been deep...
Sanofi Pasteur and Statens Serum Institut Team Up Against Tuberculosis
Most TB cases occur in Southeast Asia and Africa. One-third of the
number of new TB cases occurs in Southeast Asia, but the estimated
incidence per capita
is highest in sub-Saharan Africa. Both the highest
number of estimated deaths due to TB and the highest mortality per capita
are in Africa, where HIV ...
China Aoxing Pharmaceutical Designated as a Key Manufacturer of Cancer Pain Drug by China SFDA
...munity are fully aware
that China is woefully behind the rest of world in cancer pain treatment.
For example, the consumption of morphine for pain per capita
to 1/3 of other developing countries, more strikingly, almost 0.5% of
developed countries. Our mission is to bring multiple effective the...
FDA Clears Biospace med's Revolutionary Low Dose Xray Imager
...ed levels that have been shown to result
in an increase in cancer.(2) In addition, a June 19, 2007, New York Times article reported that the
U.S. per capita
radiation dose from clinical imaging exams rose by 600
percent between 1980 and 2006, with a major contributor being CT exams,
whose numbers have incr...
Wisconsin Labor Shortage on the Horizon
...Kohls, and Target, further adding to the base low wage earners.
Most of our states workers do not make 80% of the U.S. average income based on per capita
numbers, said Naker.
Both speakers were in agreement that the state needs to change and adapt quickly, but this will require radical changes.
Growing Venture Capital in Wisconsin
.... average is 24.7 percent.
The report shows per capita
income forcasted for 2024, and Wisconsinites will ... we continue on our current track. Nationally, per capita
income is forcast at $48,803, but Wisconsins per capita
income will be $40,598, according to the report.
We Need Techo-Savy Leaders - Dont just blame government and education for economic problems
...it was suggested that we focus on expanding the high-tech sector of our economy as the quickest way to create faster economic growth and raise our per capita
income above the national average. It was pointed out that our basic industries are in relatively good shape, but we are missing the high-tech, high-...
Why Wisconsin Lags Behind the U.S. and Minnesota
...eal economic decline not only employment and per capita
income growth rates, but critical broader economic...e than has Wisconsin opening gaps in personal per capita
income that are threatening to widen even further.... and retaining educated workers, income levels per capita
for the state have been sliding further behind nat...
WARF Collaboration a Win-Win for Wisconsin
... of their state. Wisconsin also has a $3.2 billion budget deficit and a per capita
income almost $1000 under the national average. We also rank below the nati... the 26 campuses of the UW System. Indeed, if Wisconsin is to raise its per capita
income above the national average, reduce its budget deficit, keep its best...
Community Development Venture Capital
...ted case studies of 23 nontraditional venture capital institutions.
venture capital investments for the United States were approximately $143 i... six states exceeded the national average. Alternatively, 24 states had per capita
investments less than $20.00.
The nontraditional institutions that R...
Senate Passes an Investment Capital Package; the Assembly Should Follow Suit
...ikely to find its way into Minnesota companies and that state enjoys a per capita
income that is nearly $4,000 per year higher than Wisconsin. Multiply $4,00...way, but much of the United States. Wisconsin also lags behind the U.S. per capita
income by nearly $3,000 per year. The income gap is most pronounced in rura...
UW-Madison Chancellor Wiley Challenges State to Think About Universitys Future
...low up its investment on K-12 with an investment in higher education which produces the workers who earn the high-end salaries. There is a $1,500 per capita
investment in K-12 education in Wisconsin, Wiley said, versus $220 in higher education.
Yet the payback to society from a college degree is larger ...
Governors Growth Council hopes to go light on paperwork and heavy on ideas
...h Councils July 22 meeting. Were here to give advice and to talk about ideas.
Its a no-nonsense approach that matches the situation. Wisconsins per capita
income trails the U.S. average and the state has lost tens of thousands of well-paying jobs since the start of the recession. For Democratic governor ...
Midwest Biotech: Watch India, the Next Biotech Frontier
...ted to HIV/AIDs.
5. GDP growth rate in 2002 was 4.3 percent and GDP per capita
6. About 25 percent of the population live below the povert...ervices is substantially lower than that of the U.S. given that the GDP per capita
is about one-tenth of that of the U.S.
In summary, there seems to be a ...
Eau Claire Pulls Together, Forms Million-Dollar Technology Loan Program
...rea Economic Development Corporation (ECAEDC) , organized the initiative.
The economic outcomes tracked for this initiative include raising the per capita
income, increasing employment in high-technology businesses, increasing retention and employment of highly educated technologists, and increasing rese...
Wisconsins VC Challenge
... period. The CAPCO backed companies have shown a 61% growth in employment to 520 people with an average salary ($58,000) that is double our state per capita
average. The income taxes, sales taxes, property taxes, and capital gains taxes generated from these companies are dramatically offsetting the progra...
In 2004, Can Wisconsins Economy Keep Pace with the National Recovery?
National manufacturing indexes are running at some of their best levels in decades. Wisconsin ranks second among the states in per capita
manufacturing employment, which means the state is particularly sensitive to trends in that sector.
From October 2002 through October 2003, Wiscons...
Three Wisconsin approaches to technology transfer and commercialization
...y increase "technology transfer" to create and expand high-tech, high-growth industries. Our state ranks 12th in academic research and development per capita
and 13th in patents per 100,000 people, yet we rank 37th in net formation of high-tech companies per 10,000 businesses. We need to leverage our public...
Tax consumption over production to reform Wisconsins tax system
...hich makes it harder to attract and retain talent especially the kind of knowledge-based workers who are needed for todays competitive jobs. On a per capita
basis or per $1,000 of personal income, Wisconsin ranks firmly in the top 10 income-tax states.
Wisconsin is middle-of-the-road, or lower, when it...
Forbes highlights Wisconsin biotech, names Madison #1 business city
... strong income growth, as well as the fact that the city ranked tops in per capita
number of PhDs and third highest per capita
in the U.S in terms of number of people with college degrees. Bandenhausen...
Forbes rating is more than kudos for Madison its a reflection on Wisconsin and the Midwest
... strong income growth, as well as the fact that the city ranked tops in per capita
number of Ph.Ds and third-highest per capita
in the United States in terms of the number of people with college degrees,...
Life Science: From the arts to the outdoors: Living and Playing in Wisconsin
...year college degree (24.7 percent) has been rising for 20 years. Also, Wisconsin produces more doctoral degrees in the sciences each year than the per capita
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin make discoveries across the campus that businesses need to stay com...
Higher ed cooperation will produce more skilled workers for Wisconsin
...sconsin Economy, the Wisconsin Technology Council noted that Wisconsin ranked about 30th in educational attainment among the 50 states and 21st in per capita
income, both below the national average. Nationwide, the mean income for people with a high-school degree only was $27,978, which rose to $35,103 for ...
Winning and losing in the brain gain game
... gap in mind, consider Minnesota and Wisconsin per capita
incomes. Wisconsins per capita
income in 2003 stood at $30,898, which was 98 perc... good for 20th among the 50 states. Minnesotas per capita
income was $34,443, or 109 percent of the U.S. ave...
Economic report raises red flags on Wisconsin's future
...pporting this growth, the report says. The states efforts to fund higher education and research projects have fallen in the past two decades, with per capita
public spending cut by 48 percent since 1978, placing Wisconsin 40th out of all 50 states for efforts to improve. Lectures, group discussion, courses ...
UW and business leaders outline need for educated workers
...ly mentioned the correspondence between bachelors degrees and per-person income, saying, Its not a secret. Thats one of the main ways you get your per capita
income in, by producing and/or attracting more people with baccalaureates and higher-level credentials.
Audience member Kurt Koening told the panel...
Wisconsin fares well in the economic rankings game – most of the time
...n a "financial fitness" ranking by the U.S. Conference of Mayors. And several surveys, including one by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, show per capita
incomes in Wisconsin are rising faster than the 50-state average.
Rankings alone don't pay the bills. Whether the state is rated high or low, it m...
Academic R&D pays for itself in jobs and economic growth
... ranks 15th among the 50 states in total academic R&D spending, and its per capita
spending ($148.14 in fiscal 2002) was well above the U.S. average of $126.1...ion in Wisconsin. The state's higher education "effort," as measured by per capita
public spending, has declined faster than the U.S. average and more sharply...
Feuds between UW and the Legislature should end for good of the state
...n whacks larger than the rest of those categories over time, to the point that public funding for the University of Wisconsin System is lower on a per capita
basis than any other state in the Big Ten Conference. The slide has been gradual, almost unnoticeable in some ways because private gifts, federal gran...
Report: Wisconsin still lags in college degrees held by workforce, leads elsewhere
..."When that happens we need to have very productive workers."
Ward contrasted Wisconsin's economy with neighboring Minnesota. Ward attributed a per capita
income that is $4,000 higher than Wisconsin's to Minnesota having a higher proportion of college graduates in its workforce.
One lingering problem...
Regulations still stymie business investment in high-growth companies
...iness creation among the 50 states, trailing the nation in the percentage of citizens with masters and doctoral degrees, and lagging the nation in per capita
income, Grosenheider said, "This is hardly the recipe for success."
The state must act to stimulate the creation of new jobs that offer higher inco...
How's the State of the State? It depends on what numbers are crunched
... to run behind the U.S. average. Twenty-five years ago, personal income per capita
in Wisconsin was essentially dead-even with Minnesota. Today, theres a gap ... billion when spread over the state. Even if Wisconsin matched the U.S. per capita
income, the state would have $4.5 billion more in wages.
Four ways lawmakers could help Wisconsins high-growth economy
...officer of Rockwell Automation. "If Wisconsin brought its degreed population to just the national average, it would add $7 billion to the state's per capita
income levels and tax base combined by enabling businesses like Rockwell Automation access to a well-trained, productive workforce."
Senate Bill 3...
Burke would like to double Act 255 angel tax credits
...o the companies," she said.
Under Doyle, the state's economic development strategy is to hold the line on state taxes while working to increase per capita
income. The state's superintendent of public instruction, Elizabeth Burmaster, sees a need for more residents with bachelor's degrees, which would tra...
State commits $500,000 to boost bachelor's degrees
... Green Bay, Wis. In a bid to increase per capita
income, retain more college graduates, and give working adults more career advancement options, the state announced Thursday a commitment of $500,000 ...
Innovation expert says Milwaukee has all the tools
... to early-stage technology businesses. Citing the white paper, Brostrom noted that Milwaukee ranks 48 th out of the nation's 50 largest cities in per capita
measures of the innovation commercialization index. Those measures include venture capital investment, Initial Public Offerings, and SBIR/STTR grants....