Category Archives: Biotech


Primorigen Receives $1.9M in SBIR Grants

Primorigen Biosciences will accelerate work on its system for large scale production of stem cells thanks to more than $1.9 million in Phase II SBIR grants, the company announced recently….


CDI Receives $16M Grant

Cellular Dynamics International announced this week that it received $16 million from  the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to create three induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) lines for each of 3,000 healthy…


InvivoSciences, Torrey Pines to Collaborate

InvivoSciences, Inc. and Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies (TPIMS) announced today they will be working together to accelerate drug discovery in cardiac disease. “We are especially proud and pleased…

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WARF Seeks to Jump-Start Promising Research

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation will be hosting its second annual Discovery Challenge with the goal of helping young scientists take their research into the real world. University of Wisconsin…


CDI, GE Healthcare Agree to License

GE Healthcare Life Sciences announced today that it will license Cellular Dynamics International (CDI) to develop, manufacture and sell cellular assays and models derived from induced pluripotent stem cells for use…

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PhaseTech’s Spectrometer Aids Scientists

A commercially available spectrometer will help scientists devote more time to research. At least, that’s the hope of Martin Zanni, a professor of chemistry at the University of Wisconsin, whose…

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Licensing Agreement for Hyrax to Aid Commercial Development

Hyrax Energy hopes to accelerate commercial development of its renewable chemical and biofuel production method following a licensing agreement with the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation announced this week. “Gaining this licensing agreement…