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The Chiesi Group Lands in the United States

PARMA, Italy, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Parma Group has reacquired the marketing rights to its own drug Curosurf and is laying the groundwork to acquire control of the American pharmaceutical company Cornerstone; it will be setting up its twenty-third associated company in the world's largest ...

Thin films research lands engineering professor Air Force Young Investigator Award

Blacksburg, Va. -- The U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research has awarded Shashank Priya, associate professor of mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, a $100,000, three-year renewable grant to conduct basic research in the area of high-frequency electronic co...

Third Wave lands European distribution deal, reports high earnings

MADISON Third Wave Technologies Inc. and Innogenetics NV announced Tuesday a four-year marketing and distribution agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Third Wave has granted Belgium-based Innogenetics the exclusive European marketing and distribution rights for select Invader molecular...

AT&T lands $1.6 million contact renewal with Eau Claire's KRM Information Services

EAU CLAIRE, Wis.AT&T announced Tuesday it has won a three-year, $1.6 million contract from KRM Information Services, Inc., renewing an agreement for toll-free, long-distance and business Internet access services. These services enable KRM to provide turnkey distance learning and real-time, interact...

ConjuGon lands $1 million angel investment

Conjugons offices are located in the MG&E Innovation Center at University Research Park. Madison, Wis. Medical research group ConjuGon announced on Tuesday that they have successfully secured an investment of $1.1 million dollars from angel investors, including the firm Wisconsin Investmen...

Wisconsin company with SARS diagnostic role lands $13 million investment

Madison, Wis. NimbleGen , a Madison biotech firm that played a leading role in determining the origins of the 2003 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome outbreak in Singapore has won $12.8 million in venture capital. The company has raised a total of $41 million since its inception in 2000. ...

SLE of Eau Claire lands $2.2 million in federal contracts

In a long-planned departure from its traditional focus, high-end computer chip company Silicon Logic Engineering has contracted with the U.S. Army for development of two different products. SLE, based in Eau Claire, announced today that it has secured $2.2 million in federal contracts for fisca...

GE Healthcare lands Virginia Health System deal

Waukesha, Wis. -- GE Healthcare reported Monday that it has signed a multi-year agreement with the University of Virginia Health System to develop new, minimally invasive surgery techniques. Virginia Health System doctors will use GE Healthcare's surgical navigation tools, the InstaTrak 3...

S.C. Johnson lands in No. 2 spot in Information Week 500 list

Racine, Wis. - S.C. Johnson & Son Inc. made the No. 2 spot in the Information Week 500 , up from 95 th place in 2004. The top spot in this year's list of technology innovators went to Capital One. Seven other Wisconsin organzations, other than S.C. Johnson, made this year's list. Infor...

Milwaukee lands biotech venture investment event for 2007

Milwaukee will play host to the 2007 BIO Mid-America VentureForum, co-sponsored by the Biotechnology Industry Organization and the Wisconsin Biotechnology & Medical Device Association. The event is expected to draw around 90 venture capitalists and somewhat fewer companies. At this year's forum ...

AquaSensors lands $360,000 angel investment

Milwaukee, Wis. AquaSensors , a Milwaukee-area company that makes analytical devices for water and other liquids has received a $360,000 investment from local angel group Silicon Pastures. The company's main product is a system in which various sensors for water, waste-water, food, beverages...

EraGen lands $12 million venture round

Madison, Wis. EraGen Biosciences has gained another $12 million in venture capital in an investment round led by out-of-state firms. EraGen makes diagnostics products that clinicians and researchers can use to do genetic tests, for example, to determine the suitability of certain drugs to ani...

Online retailer Jellyfish.com lands $5M in funding

Madison, Wis. - Jellyfish.com has secured $5 million in a funding round led by Kegonsa Capital Partners and Clyde Street Investments, LLC. The funding will allow Jellyfish to ramp up customer adoption of its new comparison shopping search engine. In conjunction with the funding, retail ind...

Virent lands $2M grant for chemical production

Madison, Wis. - Virent Energy Systems, Inc. has been awarded a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Energy to develop its method of converting glycerol, a co-product of biodiesel production, into a renewable chemical called propylene glycol. The ...

Johnson Controls unit lands contract for plug-in hybrid battery

Milwaukee, Wis. - As part of a new contract with General Motors , the French hybrid battery unit of Johnson Controls will design plug-in batteries for a Saturn hybrid vehicle. Under the terms of the agreement, Johnson Controls-Saft Advanced Power Solutions will design and test lithium-i...

Medical College lands $8.1M grant to detect bird flu, bioterror agents

Milwaukee, Wis. - The Medical College of Wisconsin , in response to the federal government's call for accelerated research, has been awarded a five-year, $8.1 million federal grant to develop a rapid, automated diagnostic device to test for avian flu and the majority of potential bioterrorism ag...

Medical technology firm lands $100K federal grant

Madison, Wis . - Every surgical operation requires proper wound closure to ensure timely healing and protection from complications, and a Madison start-up business has received a $100,000 federal grant to develop alternatives to existing wound-care products. Nerites Corp ., which develops tiss...

Alzheimer's drug developer lands $1.2M in venture funding

Madison, Wis . - Mithridion, Inc ., a biopharmaceutical start up that is developing drugs to disrupt the progress of Alzheimer's disease, has closed an additional $1.2 million of Series A funding led by Madison's Venture Investors . The latest round of funding brings the total equity capital ...

Madison energy firm lands $275K foreign grant

Madison, Wis. - BEST Energies, Inc. has been awarded a $275,000 climate change grant, but not from the United States government. The Madison-based energy business announced it will receive a technology climate action grant, and the source of the grant comes from down under - the New South W...

Batman Teams with Senator Katherine Laforge to Help Free America from OPEC

... It is OPEC’s tremendous profits that buy the bullets and bombs that maim and kill our sons, daughters, husbands, wives, brothers and sisters in lands that have been at war for centuries. Hearne shares Batman’s fervent belief that we have the technology available today to free us from Opec&...

Billy Mays Endorses New Odor Eliminating Product, What Odor?

...r What Odor?® and they continue to be amazed that it really works as well as claimed." It isn't often that a company like What Odor?® lands one of North America's best-known television personalities for selling on television. "Billy Mays has the ability to grab an audience's atten...

Energy, Biotechnology and Agribusiness Veterans Form SG Biofuels to Develop Jatropha as Low-Cost, Sustainable Oil

... materials including biodiesel and feedstock substitutes for the petrochemical and aviation fuel industries. It can be effectively grown on abandoned lands that are unsuitable for other crops. Jatropha oil produced by SG Biofuels has been independently evaluated for its biodiesel qualities and verifi...

New Initiative Focuses on Water Quality Improvement in the Mississippi River Basin and Gulf of Mexico

...working to protect the most ecologically important lands and waters around the world for nature and people....f its Campaign for a Sustainable Planet to protect lands and waters in the United States and around the wor... rivers and lakes, grasslands, and deserts and dry lands -- by the year 2015. Visit The Nature Conservancy ...

Lorus Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2008

...and corporate reorganization with 4325231 Canada Inc., formerly Lorus Therapeutics Inc., ("Old Lorus"), 6707157 Canada Inc. and Pinnacle International lands Inc (the "Arrangement"). As a result of the plan of arrangement and reorganization, among other things, each common share of Old Lorus was exchanged f...

Comprehensive Jatropha Standards Mandatory in Optimum Long-term Biofuel Efficacy

...Certification Jatropha for Rural Development Scaling up Rural Community Projects for Commercial Value Jatropha for Rehabilitation of Degraded lands Expert panelists for the conference will include individuals from the International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Coper...

Families Embrace Science/Technology-based Ancestry Tracing Marking Milestone in Black Family Reunion Celebrations Across the Nation

... Ancestry has empowered a revolution in African-American family events whereby families across the nation can now include menu items from their native lands like Cameroon, Sierra Leone or Nigeria; or offer narratives originating in their family tribes from 500 years ago; or even enhance the all-to-infamous...

ALCiS(R) Daily Relief Now Available at Walgreens

... Fast-acting topical pain reliever lands its first national retail drug chain SAN JOSE, Calif., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- ALCiS Health, Inc., a provider ...

Highlights of Economic and Business Growth in the Tampa Bay Region

...estern Hemisphere. Visit http://www.PCED.org to learn more. (Contact: Stacey Swank, 727-464-7332, sswank@co.pinellas.fl.us ) High-End Jet Service lands In Tampa Bay Corporate Eagle, which sells high-end jet time to companies, will set up shop at St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport later ...

Model is first to compare performance of 'biosensors'

...nce they are captured by the probe. It's like trying to see a small speck on a large surface. But that same target molecule is no longer a speck if it lands on a probe closer to its own size, so it's much easier to see. "What we found, however, was not that smaller sensors are better able to detect targ...

Wisconsin Companies Ranked Top in Nation in IT

...g 63 spots was exciting. Frank Giannantonio is the Senior VP and CIO at lands End, headquartered in Dodgeville, and he attributes the companys many achie...r, take care of the employee, and everything else will take care of itself. lands End placed 34 on Computerworld s list, and runs a centralized IT network ...

Sony Bets Heavy on Wisconsin Digital Entertainment Presence

...ccelerate Madisons July 30 meeting at the UW-Fluno Center, sharing his company's vision while satisfying curiosities about what lies ahead after Sony lands in Madison. Kennedy has roots in the Midwest and Wisconsin. He is a Minneapolis native and holds a bachelors degree in engineering from the Milwa...

Five Wisconsin Non-Tech Companies Win IT Awards

...use of information technology(IT) within their enterprises. Alliant Energy, lands End, Manpower Inc., Maysteel and Menasha Corp. each won the award, announce...mpanies involved in delivering energy-related products and services. lands End : Dodgeville, WI Systems Increase Revenue and Value Lands End, the ...

University Consortium Enables Transformation and Survival for Wisconsin Businesses

...oint projects with industries. When UW CGEC member lands End recognized an opportunity for international e-...dents to develop a model for launching the effort. lands End had identified four possible target countries ...ountries using entry to market criteria. This gave lands End an objective way to approach international e-b...

Dynamics of Wisconsins Real-Time Economy Part 3

...sterCard, Wal-Mart, Ford, and UPS. American Family Insurance was ranked 22, lands End 34, and TDS was ranked 40. What do all of these companies have in commo... and respond in real-time to changing business conditions. I often say that lands End is a technology company that just happens to be a retailer. Traditi...

Alliance Brings E-Business Technologies to Wisconsin Manufacturers

...ramani. UW CGEC typically offers assistance to large-scale business and counts among its clients list American Family Insurance, CUNA Mutual Group, lands End, Harley Davidson and Rockwell Automation.While WMEP is more likely to help manufacturers whose employees number under 500 people. ...

E-Commerce 3.0: Can we get it right the third time around?

...rofit at the same time with e-commerce strategies, he said. We are starting to put together some important victories, Tedeschi said. Tedeschi said lands End is one of the more courageous companies with its e-commerce strategy. They are willing to take chances. They showed the value of using catalogs an...

Wisconsins Business IT Innovators

...rom dealers. Other Wisconsin companies that made the list include Northwestern Mutual, Milwaukee (No. 161); SC Johnson & Son, Racine (No. 164); and lands End, Dodgeville (No. 198). Calls to those companies were not returned....

Technology Helps Our Economy to Survive and Grow

...rtium has more than 30 member companies from various industries across Wisconsin, including American Family Insurance, TDS Telecom, Brady Corporation, lands End, Kohler, Schneider National, Menasha Corporation, and Inacom Information Systems. These are just a few of examples of the resources available i...

Real-Time Economy: Part 2

...ies that operate in real time include GE, Dell, Cisco, Wal-Mart, Fed-EX and lands End. They all have digital nervous systems that connect anything and everyt... are detected, and they can then act, instantaneously! Wal-Mart, FedEx, lands End and Dell are four companies with very different business models, but wh...

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

...Eragen and Prodesse, were among the first in the world to produce a test for the SARS virus. Five Wisconsin companies, including Harley-Davidson and lands End, made the Computer World ranking of the top 100 Best Places to Work in IT. Mentor Corp., a California company, announced it would open a facilit...
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