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UW System Ranks #13 in World for Innovation

September 30, 2016

Reuters has announced its Top 100:  The World’s Most Innovative Universities – 2016: The University of Wisconsin (UW) System ranks #13 in this world-wide ranking. “We work together to provide a quality education and, on behalf of all UW System institutions, we are incredibly proud of this ranking,” says UW System President Ray Cross.  “We […] Read More

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inks Drug Development Deal with Amgen

September 30, 2016

Amgen, one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, is teaming with Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals to bring two drugs to market to treat cardiovascular disease in a deal worth more than $50 million to start, with the potential for an additional $600 million or more in the future. Arrowhead is based in Pasadena, California but most of […] Read More

Border Wars Continue – and Illinois Isn’t Winning

September 29, 2016

It’s little secret to commercial real estate pros who do business near the Illinois/Wisconsin border: There’s a war going on between the states to attract new industrial projects. It’s no secret, either, which side is winning most of these battles. “If there’s a project that can go in Illinois or go north of the border to […] Read More

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WEDC Earns International Awards for Economic Development

September 29, 2016

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has received two awards of excellence from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the world’s largest economic development organization. Read More

Toledo Molding & Die Establishing Operations in Beloit

September 28, 2016

Toledo Molding & Die Inc. (TMD), a global supplier of interior and air/fluid management systems to the automotive industry, is establishing operations in Beloit, a project expected to create 118 new jobs. Read More

Wisconsin and Germany Formalize Water Technology Collaboration with Memorandum of Understanding

September 26, 2016

Top executives from The Water Council, based in Milwaukee, and the German Water Partnership, located in Berlin, today committed to cooperation aimed at promoting economic development and providing assistance to companies seeking to establish and expand their presence in each other’s markets. Read More

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