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Impact Systems' Compliance-in-a-Box™ Video is Announced as "Be the Buzz of Bio" Contest Finalist

Impact Systems' video is chosen as a finalist in the International Bio 2009 Convention Contest, "Be the Buzz of Bio." Greenville, DE (PRWEB) April 7, 2009 -- Impact Systems Inc., ( www.ImpactSystems.com ), a leading provider of enterprise content management (E...

Video: Insulet Unveils Video Contest for OmniPod Users

Videos to Show How OmniPod Helps Make Diabetes a Smaller Part of Life BEDFORD, Mass., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Insulet Corporation, (Nasdaq: PODD ), the leader in patch pump technology with its OmniPod(R) Insulin Management System, today unveiled the OmniPod 'Making Diabetes a Smal...

Ferring Celebrates Winner of 2008 My Little Miracle Essay Contest During National Infertility Awareness Week

Contest Brings Hope and Awareness to Millions of Couples Struggling With Infertility PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals is honoring 12 lucky families who won the national 2008 My Little Miracle Essay Contest for their heart-warming and inspirational stories of ...

Bacon Eating Contest Raises Money for American Heart Association

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating contest may have Joey Chestnut, but the Brown & Toland Medical Group calls Beverly Del Rosario "champ." The senior human resources associate munched her way to a first unofficial competitive eating title earlier this month...

Abbott Announces Labs Are Vital(TM) Facebook Scholarship Contest Winners

Social Media Recruitment Effort Energizes National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week ABBOTT PARK, Ill., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (Lab Week), Abbott today announced the winners of the Labs Are Vita...

Osage Bio Energy Kicks Off 'Barley Bin Builder' Yield Contest

Top Barley Producer Entry in Seven-State Region To Win New Flex Fuel Pickup Truck GLEN ALLEN, Va., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the groundbreaking of its first barley-based ethanol and protein feed bio-processing facility in Hopewell, Va., Osage Bio Energy LL...

Dancing With the Stars' Drew Lachey and Novo Nordisk Launch Dancin' to Change Diabetes National Video Contest

PRINCETON, N.J., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: ABC's Dancing with the Stars champion Drew Lachey has teamed up with Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, to launch the first national online video contest to increase diabetes awareness, Dan...

DuPont Congratulates Growers Planting Pioneer(R) Brand Sorghum Hybrids in Winning Majority of National Categories in Yield Contest

DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ --- DuPont today congratulated growers planting Pioneer(R) brand sorghum hybrids who recently won 12 of the 15 national categories in the 2007 National Sorghum Producers' (NSP) Yield and Management contest. Ten of these growers won with Pioneer sorghum hy...

American M.R.I.-DOL: Small Hospitals To Turn The Camera On Themselves In Unique National Contest

America Called Upon to Help One Deserving Facility Win Needed Medical Equipment by Choosing Its Favorite 'Clinical Contender' MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Television medical dramas such as ER and House bring home images of the clinical challenges in hospitals across the countr...

Business Plan Contest Has Good Model

MILWAUKEE, WI. - As refreshing as Gov. Jim Doyles announcement of the statewide Governors Business Plan Contest must have been to some entrepreneurial ears last week, Wisconsin already has a long-running model to the north from which to learn. The Eau Claire Area Economic Development council is...

Submissions to the Gov.s Business Plan Contest Exceed Expectations

Madison, Wis. The first Wisconsin Governors Business Plan Contest has attracted more than 300 ideas from 234 individuals in more than 100 communities, exceeding contest organizer estimates. The mission of the first-ever statewide contest is to encourage entrepreneurs in the creation, start-up...

VC Contest Winners Learn from Experience

Madison, Wis. -- Pulling an all-nighter has never been so profitable for a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison Business School students who won a venture capital (VC) competition Saturday. Chris Lang, Gail McGuire and Paul Pucci, all MBA students, secured the win from a panel of real-world ve...

Gov.s Biz Plan Contest announces Phase 2 winners

Madison, Wis. Sixty-five contestants from 34 communities across Wisconsin are competing in Phase 2 of the first Wisconsin Governors Business Plan Contest . The contestants were selected from a field of 330 entries by a panel of judges selected by the Wisconsin Technology Council. WTC is produ...

Governors business-plan contest has a surprise ending

MILWAUKEE Two biotechnology companies tied for the top prize at the first-annual Governors Business Plan Contest . Announced at the close of the Entrepreneurs Conference Wednesday evening in Milwaukee, Middleton-based BioSystem Development and Milwaukee-based NovaScan will split both first and se...

Coaching available for business-plan contest survivors

Organizers of the statewide Wisconsin business-plan contest this year intend to provide more mentorship to the entrepreneurial hopefuls who survive the first round than they did during the inaugural competition in 2004. Now that the submission deadline for initial abstracts of business ideas h...

Online Kiosks founder Mike Strand uses contest to screen new business plan

From bar codes to video screens, Eau Claire-based entrepreneur Mike Strand has always kept his eye out for new business opportunities. A former technology consultant for Delta Technology and Cray Research, Strand took a stride forward in 1988 when he founded StrandWare Inc. , a company based ...

StrandVision, Arctic Cool win Eau Claire business contest awards

Eau Claire, Wis. -- Two very different types of technologies -- one virtual, one corporeal -- were on display Friday as the Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corp. presented its latest business awards. The "Create Your Own Business" contest was started in 1986 and given awards or special...

Governor's third business-plan contest kicks off

The Wisconsin Technology Council is taking applications for the 2006 governor's business-plan contest , in which entrepreneurs quite likely hundreds of them will vie for recognition and a $100,000 pot. The last two years' grand-prize winners have been life-science companies, but finalists are...

Eau Claire business-plan contest opens

Eau Claire, Wis. The Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corporation 's annual business-plan contest is starting up again, offering cash awards of up to $10,000 to the best business ideas from Eau Claire County. For interested entrepreneurs, the EDC is holding a business planning seminar on...

Business plan contest finalists reflect state's economic character

Imagine a company that sells a wireless protection system for boats and recreational vehicles. Think about a firm that sells "off-highway" mapping software for use by hikers, campers and sportsmen. Consider a company that produces a new type of milking system that is healthier for cows, which, in...

Eau Claire business contest down to 7 applicants

Eau Claire, Wis. - Seven emerging companies in the Chippewa Valley are vying for up to $10,000 in cash, $25,000 in low-interest loans and, eventually, a needed dose of public awareness as part of the 2006 "Create Your Own Business Plan" competition sponsored by the Eau Claire Area Economic Devel...

Eau Claire business contest honors tech start ups

Eau Claire, Wis. - Two companies, including an online application provider, have won the 2006 "Creating Your Own Business" contest sponsored by the Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corp . Winners in the micro business and emerging-growth categories, respectively, were STAGE5, LLC, an onli...

Business Plan Contest produces successful grads

Madison, Wis. - People usually enter contests to win prizes, and the Wisconsin Governor's Business Plan Contest is no exception to the rule. About $450,000 in cash and in-kind prizes have been awarded in the contest's first three years. But the real prize in this statewide contest is unoff...

27 finalists advance in Governor's Business Plan Contest

MADISON Twenty-seven contestants from 11 communities will compete as finalists in the first Wisconsin Governors Business Plan Contest , contest producers announced Friday. Twenty-three of the contestants were picked this week from a field of 65 semi-finalists by a panel of judges selected by ...

Alzheimer's drug firm and more winners named in Wisconsin business-plan contest

Milwaukee A company that could offer treatment for the underlying process not just the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease won the second Governor's Business Plan Contest on Tuesday, receiving a prize purse, free rent and wide recognition. Mithridion, a University of Wisconsin-Madison spinoff...

55 advance in business plan contest

Fifty-five fledgeling companies and ideas passed muster in the first round of the Governor's Business Plan Contest, organizers said on Wednesday. They were chosen from 188 submissions by a panel of judges based on brief summaries of their businesses and represent various municipalities, with con...

High schooler's concept wins Eau Claire business contest

Madison, Wis. - When it comes to business development in Wisconsin, most investors focus on the state's universities for their next success story. But as a recent competition in Eau Claire shows, it doesn't take a college degree to get good ideas. The Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corp...

MatriLab wins Governor's Business Plan Contest

Milwaukee, Wis. - MatriLab, a Madison-based start-up that is developing technologies for the $6 billion worldwide wound care market, has won the 2006 Governor's Business Plan Contest. The company, which was honored during an awards ceremony during the 2006 Wisconsin Entrepreneur's Conference ...

NE Wisconsin to hold business plan contest

Green Bay, Wis. - Valuable business advice and $25,000 in cash prizes will be at stake as two Wisconsin economic development organizations hold the 2007 Northeast Wisconsin Business Plan Contest . The competition is open to any start-up business, or existing businesses that are changing direc...

MATC student team wins cyber defense contest

Madison, Wis .- Who says Wisconsin college students are no longer interested in technology careers? A team of information technology students from Madison Area Technical College has won first place in the first round of the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, beating four teams from Minneso...

Surgical products company wins Governor's Business Plan Contest

Milwaukee, Wis. - In its third year as a contestent, Vector Surgical , an Oconomowoc business that is developing new medical instruments to improve breast cancer surgery, is the winner of the 2007 Governor's Business Plan Contest . Vector Surgical, the winner in the life sciences category, b...

Guy J. Quigley Resigns as Chairman and CEO of The Quigley Corporation: Quigley Leaves Company He Founded 20 Years Ago

...tion of Guy J. Quigley as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. The resignation is effective immediately, following a proxy contest which culminated on May 20 at the Company's annual meeting which favored dissident shareholder Ted Karkus and his proposed slate of directors. The Co...

Amylin Responds to Eastbourne Letter

... considered at the 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Information regarding the interests of Amylin's directors and executive officers in the proxy contest is included in Amylin's definitive proxy statement. CONTACTS: Alice Izzo Executive Director, Corporate Affairs Amylin Pharmaceu...

Amylin Comments on RiskMetrics Report

...n the Blue Proxy Card Today RiskMetrics Splits Recommendation in Proxy contest SAN DIEGO, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, I...ing the interests of Amylin's directors and executive officers in the proxy contest is included in Amylin's definitive proxy statement. CONTACTS: ...

The Concerned Shareholders of Biovail Say Biovail Has Misled Shareholders

...ectors would be handled at the meeting but were rebuffed by Biovail on each occasion. The Concerned Shareholders would have preferred to avoid a proxy contest for the election of directors. It should be noted that upon being advised of the technical shortcoming, the Concerned Shareholders made a significan...

Amylin Issues Statement in Response to Carl Icahn

... considered at the 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Information regarding the interests of Amylin's directors and executive officers in the proxy contest are included in Amylin's definitive proxy statement. ...

Amylin Pharmaceuticals Provides Shareholders with Update Regarding Recent Developments

...e considered at the 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Information regarding the interests of Amylin's directors and executive officers in the proxy contest will be included in Amylin's definitive proxy statement. ...

Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. Announces Overwhelming Support to Remove the Board of Directors of Avigen, Inc. at Special Meeting of Stockholders

...n of liquidation. We are disappointed that Avigen did not offer downside protection sooner so that the significant capital consumed during this proxy contest could have been returned to stockholders months ago. We also wish to acknowledge the constructive and bold efforts of MediciNova throughout this proce...

Photos: 'Project Runway's' Tim Gunn Launches Addressing Psoriasis(TM) Campaign to Advocate That Patients Shouldn't Let Psoriasis Impact Personal Style

.../37239/ The cornerstone of the campaign is a contest to recognize people who have moderate to severe pl...ions. The "Ad dressing Psoriasis(TM)" essay/video contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States...umbia, 18 years of age and older on date of entry. contest begins at 12:00:00 (Noon) PM Eastern Time ("ET") o...

Amylin Pharmaceuticals Confirms Receipt of Director Nomination Notices

... to be solicitation material in respect of a proxy contest for the election of directors to the Board of Dire... the solicitation of proxies in respect of a proxy contest for the election of directors to the Board of Dire...in's directors and executive officers in the proxy contest will be included in Amylin's definitive proxy stat...
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