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Tech Digest: whats moving in the Midwest

UW-Extension gets $95,000 to help small businesses TeraMedica scans new market opportunity: smaller hospitals Single gene could make deadly disease Platypus plans office move next June Ink Source now property of Nor-Cote UW students use more mobile computing Schneider buys GPS ...

Tech Digest: whats moving in the Midwest

GE Healthcare profits up 31 percent for quarter ConjuGon CEO to speak on both coasts UW center to make Canadian cancer drug Wisconsin DOA buys Seritis software for data management Schneider rolls its own employment Web site GE Healthcare profits up 31 percent for quarter GE He...

Tech Digest: whats moving in the Midwest

Milken Institute predicts moderate Wisconsin biopharmaceutical growth Exxon Mobil stations enter Fiserv network Third Wave appoints regulatory director Milken Institute predicts moderate Wisconsin biopharmaceutical growth Wisconsin is home to significant biopharmaceutical innovati...

Tech Digest: whats moving in the Midwest

Home Health United signs deal with SBC UW-Stout gets USDA grant for manufacturing training ETC announces losses for third quarter Badger Meter reports increased earnings in third quarter QRG Bioscience to move to Research Park Sensient Technologies reduces debt by $47 million ...

Tech Digest: whats moving in the Midwest (10/20/04)

HomeFree wireless monitoring to be used in Alzheimers research HomeFree Inc. , a provider of wireless sensors with its U.S. headquarters in Milwaukee, has announced that it will be involved in a study of how wireless monitoring can report on the daily home life of patients with Alzheimers disea...

Tech Digest: whats moving in the Midwest (10/27/04)

Milwaukee to get $117 million medical research facility Johnson Controls' quarterly report: $273 million profit on $6.8 billion sales Plexus' quarterly report: $37 million loss on $273 million revenues Venture Center launched in Fitchburg Doyle welcomes pharmaceutical company to Wisc...

Tech Digest: whats moving in the Midwest (11/1/04)

Wisconsin-based Analogix joins French company to provide drug purification products Business filings serves Spanish-speaking small businesses Alliant Energy announces dip in third-quarter earnings from mild weather Steinhafels furniture store selects Citrix IT tools Wisconsin-based ...

Tech Digest: whats moving in the Midwest (11/3/04)

UW grads get new job-finding site IT chief becomes marketer Rockwell reports dividend Employment expectations rise WARF to put on patent-strategy conference RoleFlow Software Targets Human Resources Efficiency UW grads get new job-finding site The Wisconsin Alumni Associati...

Tech Digest: whats moving in the Midwest (11/8/04)

SBC to cut 10,000 jobs Berbee ranks highly in Microsoft partner program Milwaukee Heart Hospital to be bought by local system Wausau police nab suspected wireless hacker SBC to cut 10,000 jobs SBC Communications , the parent company of SBC Wisconsin, will cut about 10,000 jobs b...

Attraction at the atomic level

... Yazdani, professor of physics at Princeton University, and lead author on a paper just published in Science Magazine. Its counterintuitive, but thats whats happening. This research was funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers Program through the ...

Brewing a blast-less fertilizer

...onium nitrate from being used as an explosive, Taulbee points out, Coal ash wont stop the blast from initiating, but it will stop it from propagating. whats more, he adds, the ash is classified as non-toxic by the EPA and may have some beneficial effects for crops. Its inexpensive and coats easily onto AN ...

ASU researchers improve memory devices using nanotech

...o switching from charge-based storage to resistance-based storage. Weve developed a new type of old memory, but really it is the perfect memory for whats going to be required in future generations, Kozicki said. Its very low-energy. You can scale it down to the nanoscale. You can pack a lot of it into a...

Researchers measure carbon nanotube interaction

...ite materials, biosensors, nano-electronic circuits and membranes. While they have proven useful for these purposes, no one really knows much about whats going on at the molecular level. For example, how do nanotubes and chemical functional groups interact with each other on the atomic scale" Answering ...

Brewing a blast-less fertilizer

...onium nitrate from being used as an explosive, Taulbee points out, Coal ash wont stop the blast from initiating, but it will stop it from propagating. whats more, he adds, the ash is classified as non-toxic by the EPA and may have some beneficial effects for crops. Its inexpensive and coats easily onto AN ...

The End is Near or Is It?

...servative business management to careful rebuilding and growth. And most triathletes know that its the transitions that can make or break the race. So whats a weary executive, one who has never trained for this event (hell, didnt even want to enter it), going to do? Reset expectations now. First and for...

WAVE of the Future?

..., we have WARF handling, promoting and licensing the research, he said, but whats missing is the business deals. In the late 1990s, the Weinert School la...ntinue to help develop Wisconsins economy. Our Center is a real key part in whats going to happen in the state of Wisconsin in terms of economic development ...

Wisconsin Leaders Discuss Economic Development

...nt spend an enormous amount of time and money on clusters. He recommends that Wisconsin narrow its focus on target industries and initiatives. Look at whats prominent and exploit those sectors, he said. An example he cited is collaboration across industries such as manufacturing, paper for packaging, plast...

Better living through software
Carlos de la Huerga turns burning ideas into burgeoning technology

... is marketing software designed to make entrepreneurs lives just a bit easiernamely, create solid patents for their ideas by helping them sort through whats come before (a.k.a. prior art in patent circles) and make the most of their search time. Patently Difficult Anyone whos navigated the choppy w...

Where have all the Midwest VCs gone?

... Since the dot-com boom days are over and soaring tech funds are long gone, where are investment firms putting their money? whats their criteria for investing? What is their strategy? If you are a start-up firm looking for investment capital, you may be surprised at how thing...

WTN Interview: Alex Bratton: EmailRX's founder on viruses and spam

...rity of your business. Spam is a constant time waster that happens every time you open your email program. Rephrasing your question, thats like asking whats worse, breaking a leg or having a cold for a year. Most of us would rather avoid both. WTN: So how do you know if something is spam? Bratto...

GYA: Grow Your Assets

...ofessional politicians Gaps scare my constituents and get me re-elected. Gap analysis by its nature keeps Wisconsin focused on WHERE WE STINK. whats worse, gaps are nearly impossible to climb out of in lean times even with a doctrine and dont lend themselves to quick fixes. Forget the gaps; draw...

Traveling the I-Q Corridor: Upper Midwest technology future is bright

...sh is they can produce globally competitive goods and services. Wisconsin can win if it leverages its high-tech resources in a way that compliments whats happening in Chicago and the Twin Cities. The point was hammered home for me in separate trips to both metro areas. In the Twin Cities, a long hist...

The Impact of Biotech Globalization in the Midwest

... & Touche , but even though guys are heavily involved in biotech as well, Ernst & Young really puts out the best information on the biotech sector and whats happening around the world). Anybody who attended the annual BIO meeting last June in Washington, D.C. knows that this is a global business just b...

WTN Interview: Senator Ted Kanavas

...re. They said, Dont mandate how we should behave. The response was, We know whats best and we will take it from here. Dont mandate how we should behave an ex... state and they want to start applying them to a new category: IT services. whats happened is that there has been a very strong push by people like myself to...

How to Quit Your Midwest Technology Job

...ple question can convey your intention to a reasonably savvy boss and make the rest of your task that much easier. When Angela says: Yes. Come in. whats going on?, dont even think of making small talk or asking about her weekend. Get right to it: I wanted to let you know that Ive accepted a position wi...

Interview: WTN Gets Real with Appletons Brad Hansen - Dot-Com Experience helps Executive to Spot Trends

...imple math, but the hardest part is saying no to a paying customer even if that customer is costing you more money than they are generating. WTN: whats the best way to handle headcount reductions? HANSEN: The worst thing you can do is to prolong the process over a long period of time. It sucks t...

Wisconsins Business IT Innovators

...s, Reid Engstrom. [We have] a focus just on a strong asset management base, where were trying to be pretty close to the state of the market. And thats whats being reflected. Harley has been using data warehousing for a couple of years and even employs its own data warehouse group, Engstrom said. The rea...

Avoid Trading Tech Relationships Like Pokmon Cards

...d of themselves and aren't means to an end. There is another kind of networking that is slow and encourages you to talk to a person until you find out whats appealing, interesting and engaging. This leads to more conversation (or perhaps not, which is OK, too). Maybe we will get together for lunch. May...

Health Care Reform is Working Its Way Back on to the Political Agenda

... than today, will break the logjam. The best place to start is to assess whats working: Although one in seven Americans arent covered by health insura...borrow some of the best ideas from other nations and use them to build upon whats already working at home. ...

Watching Evolution Happen - Evolving Healthcare Technology Spies Big Change

...volving Healthcare Technology Conference, being held Friday at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) in Milwaukee, is hoping to expose the breadth of whats happening at that crossroad, as well as give participants a candid take on what could be going on down the road. Prediction Versus Repair One ...

Raising a Biotech Workforce - Students, Program Administrators Look to Future

... else. Jace Tudor, a senior at Rhinelander High School interested in chemistry and math, said coming to the Life Science Conference opened his eyes to whats happening in the industry. He said biotech grabbed his interest because it brings together two of his prior academic affinities, math and chemistry. ...

WTN Interviews: How WARF is Reaching Out to Businesses About Technology Developed in Wisconsin

...sens perspective on the new WARF initiative called whats in it for Wisconsin Business. This campaign, launc...hats what started this, and it evolved into WARFs whats in it for Wisconsin Business campaign. WTN: W...gies. And they do not know who to call to find out whats available. I just want to make sure that Wiscon...

Is Now the Time to Go on Your Own?

...e, the prospective clients and the competitive landscape. Figure out how much youll have to bill in order to meet your expenses and your income goals. whats left for advertising, association memberships, and conferences? How much time can you devote to business development activities (as your business grow...

WTN Interview: John Pulling, Provia Software
Hitting the Wal-Mart RFID Deadline

...05, and in the process confirmed that RFID was an important business technology and not just a passing fad. WTN: Is Wal-Mart replacing bar codes? whats the difference between bar codes and RFID tags? Pulling: Bar codes will continue to see widespread usage for many years to come. However, all b...

The Good, Bad, Ugly of Midwest Biotech in 2003

... The Good Lets start with the good in Midwest biotech in 2003. whats clearly striking is the outstanding performance of the publicly traded Midwest biotech companies as measured by the ePrairie Midwest Biotech Index, wh...

Hope For Some U.S. Tech Workers

...y enlightening for U.S. tech workers. The realization is that there are companies in the United States that are listening to customer complaints. But whats really refreshing is to see these companies actually take corrective measures to fix the problem, thereby helping U.S. tech workers with their change ...

Theyre Back: Technology Industry Spotting Angels Once Again

...y the Angel Capital Alliance, which is sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City, Mo. Still, its far too early to see any results. So, whats the status of angel groups in the six-state Midwest region? Well, a Google search turns up an impressive 26 organizations that characterize themselves...

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

... in the Assembly from Republicans and Democrats alike. In his speech, Doyle should emphasize that differences cannot be debated forever. Just consider whats happening in a few other states: In Michigan, Granholm signed a bill creating a $150 million venture capital fund for investing in early-stage co...

Wisconsin Historical Society Embraces New Web Site Technology

...lm, easier. I hope other state agencies will do this, Ellis said. Maybe someday wisconsin.gov will have one big Wisconsin news pageone stop for whats going on in the state. ...

Identify Disruptive Technologies and Find the Next Big Thing

...dicting, spotting and learning from disruptive technologies during a presentation for the World Future Society s monthly meeting last Thursday called whats Inside that Crystal Ball? Using Disruptive Technologies as a Tool for Forecasting. Converse used the music recording industry as a case study and audi...
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