Stratatech and Virent Win $4M in U.S. Grants
MADISON, WI - U.S. Representative Tammy Baldwin and Wisconsin Governor James Doyle have announced that two Wisconsin companies will each receive federal grants of $2 million to further their cutting-edge research and product development efforts.
Both based in Madison, Stratatech Corporation is...
Venki Raman Joins Virent Board of Directors
Madison, Wis. Virent
Energy Systems, Inc. announced today that Dr. Venki Raman has joined its board of directors. Dr. Raman is President of Protium Energy Technologies , a consultancy service in the field of hydrogen, fuel cells and alternative energy, based in Allentown, PA.
Kettner to leave WARF, join Virent Energy Systems
Madison, Wis . - David M. Kettner, who has served as in-house counsel for the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation , will leave that post after March 30 to become chief intellectual property counsel for Virent
Energy Systems .
Kettner, who has emphasized biotech patent prosecution and intelle...
Chemical-petroleum executive joins Virent Energy board
Madison, Wis. - Dr. Jay Kouba, a 25-year veteran of the chemical and petroleum industries, has joined the board of directors of Virent
Energy Systems .
Virent, which recently entered into an agreement with Shell Hydrogen , a subsidiary of Shell Oil Co., is developing technologies that allow ...
2008 R&D Innovator of the Year & Scientist of the Year Finalists Announced
...uisite. Past winners include Larry Page,
Burt Rutan, and Dean Kamen. 2008 finalists are:
-- Randy Cortright, founder and chief technology officer, virent
Energy Systems -- Hans van Leeuwen, founder, MycoInnovations; professor, Iowa State Univ. -- James A. Mawhirt, senior staff engineer, Internatio...
Students Win Burrill Competition With Plan for Renewable Energy
.... Steven Burrill Technology Business Plan Competition Friday was awarded to virent
Energy Systems, Inc., represented by Shailesh Ghimire, a second-year MBA st...ent, and Mustapha Ould Eleya, a second-year MBA with a PhD in food science. virent
Energy Systems offers a biotech process for creating electricity using biom...
$60 Million Available in Advanced Tech Competition
... travel to the event with OCR, please contact Pam Munoz at 1-877-627-9472 to reserve a space.
Article in WTN on 2003 Competition
Stratatech and virent
Win $4M in U.S. Grants ...
Governor wants $2 million for biofuels in budget
Eric Apfelbach, president of the biofuel research company virent
Energy Systems , said that the initiative brings into focus a market Wiscon...e state needs more long-range projects, Apfelbach said. He added that while virent
is not yet part of the initiative, executive vice president Randy Cortright...
Will tech transfer save Wisconsin's economy?
An example of the kind of companies CTT has helped is Madison's virent
Energy Systems LLC , which has developed a renewable method to make hydroge...ong-term and they needed products that could be marketed sooner. CTT helped virent
secure $550,000 in state funding to match a $2 million federal advanced tec...
Boston entrepreneur to enliven Milwaukee angel group
During his term, Bock said, Silicon Pastures investors made deals with three companies: Paradigm Diagnostics, NPoint (a nanotechnology company), and virent
Energy Systems (a biofuels company).
"For various reasons, fewerinvestors were active in the later period," Bock said. "Some of the investorshad ch...
Doyle announces biobased energy consortium
• Eric Apfelbach, President and Chief Executive Officer, virent
Energy Systems, Inc.
• Sue Beitlich, President, Wisconsin Farmers Union ...cultural products," Doyle said.
One example at the press conference was virent
Energy Systems, Inc. , a Madison-based company specializing in hydrogen fue...
UW-Madison gets $14.8 to advance nanoscale research
...ical and biological engineering professor Nicholas Abbott), Imago (whose founder is former materials science and engineering professor Tom Kelly), and virent
Energy Systems (whose co-founder is chemical and biological engineering professor James Dumesic), have ties to the center.
Among its initiatives, M...
Wisconsin scientists to be recognized for innovative biofuel technology
..., while Cortright left the university to co-found virent
Energy Systems , located on Anderson Street in Mad... Network? Neither had one of Cortright's partners, virent
CEO Eric Apfelbach. "We spent two weeks trying to ...nd."
Click here to WTN's previous coverage of virent
Katherine Esposito is the sen...
Wisconsins promising bio-refining future wont run on ethanol alone
...ps anything else," Nilsestuen said. "As this industry matures, there will only be more spin-offs, new technologies and products."
Consider Madison virent
Energy System Inc., a start-up firm focused on extracting hydrogen fuel from sugars and glycerin. The company recently announced it had developed the ...
How MG&E bets on small companies for the long term
...in MG&E-supported business incubators includes names like Sonic Foundry , virent
Energy Systems , Third Wave Technologies , Panvera (now Invitrogen ) and ...h Development for $1 a year. Sonic Foundry started out there years ago, and virent
also had its beginnings there before moving on another east-side high-tech ...
Tech council adds eight to board of directors
...embers of the Wisconsin business technology community. Electees include four technology organization leaders:
Eric Apfelbach, president and CEO of virent
Neil Bretl, president and owner of Super Group Outdoors Corp. and Hunting Science
Kevin Conroy, president and CEO of Third Wave...
New venture funds should accelerate Virent's work
...rk into alternative fuel development at Madison's virent
Energy System s, a University of Wisconsin-Madiso...s.
As part of the burgeoning hydrogen economy, virent
is trying to develop a cost-effective way to gener...ng budget."
According to Apfelbach, the closest virent
is to commercializing a product is in the area of ...
Doyle launches 2025 alternative energy plan
...le sources by 2025.
"America is facing an energy crisis," Doyle said at virent
Energy Systems in Madison. "It's a crisis of affordability for middle-clas..."
The comments were delivered to a crowd that filled the office lobby of virent
Energy Systems, a company that specializes in hydrogen energy production an...
T.E.C. Center to receive Commerce grant
...d from the incubator include acumium , an e-business consulting firm, and virent
Energy Systems , which is developing alternative fuels with biomass material. virent
has moved into Building 2.
The incubator provides space for up to 20 new...
Bio-energy and cleantech grab attention of investors
...cient manufacturing sector; and impressive research and development expertise. Here are just a few examples of what Wisconsin companies are doing:
Energy Systems in Madison is developing a process to economically replace fossil fuels by transforming biomass into carbon-neutral liquid fuels, gases...
Virent enters agreement with Shell Oil unit to make hydrogen with biomass
...iated with hydrogen production.
In an attempt to overcome this barrier, virent
Energy Systems of Madison has entered into a joint agreement with Shell H...ls, including natural gas and coal, which have higher CO2 emissions.
BioForming technology enables the economic production of hydrogen, among ot...