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Create a Governors Technology Summit

The 2003 Wisconsin Economic Summit started today. It will be interesting to see if this years conference attracts any more technologists than the previous three Summits. My hunch is that it will not and we will see the usual list of suspects who frankly know almost nothing about high technology. ...

Doyle joins governors in support of stem cell bill

Madison, Wis . - Calling President Bush severely out of touch, Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle has joined nine other governors in calling for passage of a bill to lift federal restrictions on embryonic stem cell research. The pending legislation, Senate Bill 5 - the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Ac...

Midwest Venture Summit disappoints; Cato grades Midwest governors

Herewith the latest of irregular alarums and excursions relevant to the world of Midwest technology entrepreneurs: How Do You Spell Success? Last week, the Midwest Venture Summit was held in Chicago and featured about 30 early stage companies. About 10 were sponsored by the Chicago chapter of t...

GPhA Statement on the Introduction of the Bipartisan Biogenerics Consensus Bill: 'Promoting Innovation and Access to Life-Saving Medicine Act'

...ill also save our health care system billions of dollars. "That's why consumer, business and labor organizations, AARP and many of our nation's governors support legislation that brings biogeneric medicines to consumers sooner rather than later through timely resolution of patent disputes and market exc...

CFSO Calls for Roundtable to Develop National Strategy for Advancing Forensic Sciences in the United States

...on, and updated equipment. As a first step, the organization has sent invitations to its meeting to all major stakeholders, including: National governors Association, the U.S. Conference of Mayors, International Association of Chiefs of Police, American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU-National Capital Area,...

SemBioSys announces senior management changes

... of senior manager which included a three year international assignment. Mr. Szarko is currently a member of the Advancement Committee to the Board of governors of the University of Lethbridge and has served on various boards and committees in both the profit and non-profit sectors. "We believe with insuli...

Yale professor T.P. Ma awarded the Connecticut Medal of Technology

...uctors. The Connecticut Medal of Technology is awarded by the Board of governors for Higher Education and the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineerin... technologists of our time," said Frank W. Ridley, Chairman of the Board of governors for Higher Education, as he presented the award. "It is not often that basi...

BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

...nterest costs, providing perspective not immediately apparent from net income. We compute FFO in accordance with standards established by the Board of governors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, or NAREIT, in its March 1995 White Paper (as amended in November 1999 and April 2002). A...

Campus Celebrates Historic Milestone

... Congressman J. Howard Coble, US Congressman Mel Watt, Lieutenant Governor Beverly E. Perdue, NC Secretary of State Elaine Marshall, along with former governors James B. Hunt, Jr. and James G. Martin. Senator Marc Basnight, President Pro Tempore, NC Senate, and Speaker Joe Hackney, Speaker of the NC House of R...

Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute Hosts First-Ever International Forum on Memory and Memory Disorders and Dedicates New $30 Million Research Facility

... dedication for the Alzheimer's Awareness 42-cent social awareness first-class stamp will follow the dedication ceremony. U.S. Postal Service Board of governors Vice Chairman Carolyn Lewis Gallagher will unveil the stamp and present it to Senator Rockefeller. "I can't think of a better place to dedicate a st...

Sound Surgical Technologies Welcomes Dr. Mark Schafer as New Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Research & Development

...try Association (UIA), Chairman of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Ultrasound Technical Committee, and serves on the Board of governors of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). Dr. Schafer holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Drexel University, an M.S. in Aco...

Delaware Valley Innovation Network Awards First Innovation Investment Grant to the Wistar Institute

...rce Innovation in Regional Economic Development (WIRED) grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. This unique, collaborative effort was endorsed by the governors of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware and created a fourteen-county initiative to strengthen and grow the tri-state region's vibrant life sciences...

Spectrum Blue Steel's fresh foreign investment at 18 Billion and the Biosphere process spark attention on a global scale

...rt if they fail to shut down open garbage dumps in their jurisdictions. The National Solid Waste Management Commission has been sending out notices to governors and mayors whose jurisdictions continue to operate open dump sites in violation of the Solid Waste Management Act, or RA 9003, Atienza said. "We ...

Prestigious Scientific Leaders Join InterWest Advisory Committee

... Business at Stanford University. He is a recognized expert in private and public equity investing and has served as the vice chairman of the Board of governors for the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), which operated the NASDAQ Stock Market. Professor McDonald currently serves on the boards o...

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2007 Results

...nish over time. In an effort to overcome the difference between real estate values and historical cost accounting for real estate assets, the Board of governors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts ("NAREIT") established the measurement tool of Funds From Operations ("FFO"). Since its i...

Avery Biomedical Devices, Inc. Appoints Elefteriades to its Board of Directors

...rnal of Angiology, The Journal of Cardiac Surgery, and The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, among others. He has served on the Board of governors of the American College of Cardiology and as President of the International College of Angiology. He has recently served on a steering committee for f...

BioLife Solutions Expands Scientific Advisory Board

...Association of Blood Banks, the International Society for Cellular Therapy, and The Cell Transplant Society. Dr. Woods is also on the Board of governors for the International Society for Cryobiology. In addition to his position with The Genesis Bank, Dr. Woods is an Adjunct Assistant Professor ...

On site at BIO 2003

...round the world attended the event. Governor Doyle was one of only nine governors who attended the conference. Doyle was not only a cheerleader and motivator...spent two days at the conference in back to back meetings to complement the governors presence. There was no presence or participation by Senators Kohl and Feing...

Sonic Foundry Facilitates Nursing Education

...pus or campus-to-student type of communication. Recently, the Wisconsin governors office used Mediasite Live to reach various medical care providers throughout the Midwest when the monkey-pox virus hit. The governors office called less than a day before the event and asked Sonic Foundry to h...

Business Plan Contest Has Good Model

...g as Gov. Jim Doyles announcement of the statewide governors Business Plan Contest must have been to some entre...nference June 4 in Milwaukee, Doyle noted that the governors Business Plan Contest is all about attracting vent...er with less risk. For more information on the governors Business Plan Contest, contact the Wisconsin Techn...

Connecting Investment Capital with Entrepreneurs: Investors to lay out what theyre looking for in startup companies

...e to coordinate and implement assistance to entrepreneurs. The conference also kicks off a yearlong focus on entrepreneurship, including the first governors Wisconsin Business Plan Contest and the first Wisconsin Visionary Awards. It also marks the first public appearance in Wisconsin of Frazier, a company...

WTN Interview with Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin: Facilitating technology growth and regional economic development is a priority

...le (and companies) here because there is a facility that they could all use. That is a proposal that is out there. WTN: How can you work with the governors to foster interstate cooperation? TB: The three states that we are talking about for a coaltion, Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota, all have new g...

Republicans criticize Doyles growth package

...llow Republican Cathy Stepp of Racine yesterday announced a response to the governors plan. Kanavis serves with Stepp on the Special Select Committee on Job Crea...at is really the second round of investment. Tom Still, president of the governors Technology Council and the Wisconsin Innovation Network, echoed Brostroms c...

Commentary: Is our Biosphere too cheesy?

...na Republics article University research funding deal near (April 16, 2003). Why, then, is Wisconsin slashing $250 million from the UW System per the governors budget proposal for the 2003-05 biennium? Arizona also draws large companies and sponsorships from outside its borders. For example, IBM Life Scie...

Governor To Lead Tech Delegation to Washington

...e leaders and business development executives will attend the meeting in an effort to recruit biotech industry to their regions. In addition to Doyle, governors from Delaware, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Virginia will also be attending. It is a great thing when the s...

Wisconsin Needs More Investment Capital

...arison of capital formation ideas contained in the governors plan and in the Senate Republican package best ill... a mechanism that works best for Wisconsin. The governors plan also called for the accelerated investment of... independent, non-profit Tech Council serve on the governors Economic Growth Council, and three Tech Council me...

WTN Interview: Senator Ted Kanavas

... ideas and the people with them, to California, Texas and other places. The governors committee is less partisan and more of a think tank approach. There are goi...posals we are going to pass in order to get something done. So, I think the governors task force, like most of them, will have great ideas that will end up in a ...

Doyle and the Legislature Have Much To Agree Upon When It Comes To The Economy

...ulation reform. A comparison of capital formation ideas contained in the governors plan and in the Senate Republican package best illustrates the point that s...to agree upon an investment mechanism that works best for Wisconsin. The governors plan also called for the accelerated investment of other venture and resear...

Wisconsin Economic Summits have given a hand to states progress

...ial culture today is a precursor to building the small, high-growth businesses of tomorrow. The first Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Conference and the first governors Business Plan Contest, to be launched later this fall, are two examples. Its hip to talk about economic development. It would be a mistake to gi...

Governor Proclaims November 1-7 Health Science and Technology Recognition Week

...e of Wisconsin led the effort that resulted in the governors signing of a Proclamation in support of Wisconsins...e Science and Venture Conference in support of the governors proclamation. According to Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council, "The governors proclamation shows that Wisconsin is on its way to...

Barriers Outlined for Wisconsins Biotech Growth

...o a presentation by Gale Davy, executive director of WABRE. I think that our recommendations are obvious, Davy said. We need capital expansion the governors plan. Any money that can be leveraged in this area could be very, very helpful. Davy likened the biotech industry of 2003 to the personal computer ...

Grow Wisconsin resources for technology development

...network. WARF is launching a new Wisconsin Technology Initiative to help license technology to Wisconsin companies. At Commerce, in line with the governors vision, we have established a bureau of entrepreneurship to consolidate and focus efforts to assist entrepreneurs. The bureau will: Conduct outre...

Florida: Investing Heavily in Biotechnology - Governor uses state funds to attract large biotech companies

... Midwest governors. Unfortunately, it would not be the Illinois governor but probably either one of the Wisconsin, Minnesota, Missouri or Michigan governors (all of whom have been more receptive to investment in sciences, research and development, medicine and furthering the development of biotechnology in...

Grow Wisconsin Should Help Tutor Wisconsin on Economic Growth

..., new initiatives are tapping into Wisconsins entrepreneurial spirit. The first Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Conference was held in June 2003 and the first governors Business Plan Contest ( www.govsbizplancontest.com ) was launched in November. Both programs, produced by the Wisconsin Technology Council, are design...

Governors Growth Council hopes to go light on paperwork and heavy on ideas

...at Wisconsin has the strong research base, the quality of life and environment, and the creative workers to help the Knowledge Economy grow. If the governors Economic Growth Council can help set that course, it will be worth the effort. Heck, it might even merit a report. ...

WTN Interview: Roberta Gassman

...and secure high-wage industry jobs. These initiatives also build on the governors $14.8 million budget appropriation to the Technical College System to train...y competitive. WTN: What DWD initiatives best outline and highlight the governors invest in people strategies? Gassman: Wisconsins annual salary of $31...

Unwrapping Political Perks for the Holidays

...with the governor. Santa will send Gard the secret password to get past the governors guards in the East Wing. What the heck, everyone can have it: Re-election i...when Congress approved a Medicare reform package that had former the former governors fingerprints all over it. But TGT still needs a few stocking stuffers: More...

WTN Exclusive Interview: Cory L. Nettles, Secretary of Commerce

...Department of Commerce in January 2003. He is referred to internally as the governors point man on economic development issues and will act as a catalyst for eco...do creatively, to bring more resources to the table? WTN: How will the governors approach to economic development differ from the previous administrations? ...

The (Tech) Economic Year in Review: Signs of Progress Amid Continuing Challenges

...so included the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation marketing its extensive technology and patents to Wisconsin companies, the launching of the first governors Business Plan Contest at the first Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Conference, the largest Wisconsin Life Sciences and Venture Conference in 20 years, and the...

Wisconsin Cannot Dawdle if it Wants a Healthy State of the State

...et Napolitano of Arizona, or any of about 15 other governors who have signed or introduced technology-based eco...iercely competitive future. All but four of the 18 governors who delivered State of the State or budget speeche...rom Georgia to Idaho, from New Jersey to Colorado, governors are talking about technology development and Legi...
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