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Wisconsin State Journal: International delegation visits centers of innovation, technology

April 26, 2015

A foreign delegation featuring 47 government ministers from 28 countries spent Wednesday touring Madison-area centers of technology and entrepreneurship, starting with a tour of healthcare software giant Epic Systems Corp. in Verona and moving on to many examples of UW-Madison-related innovations. “It’s an opportunity to show off the Madison region,” said Paul Jadin, president of […] Read More


April 14, 2015

Madison Region Economic Partnership to host 70 international and U.S. delegates on April 21 & 22 Madison, WI –Madison has been selected as a featured site in the Third Americas Competitiveness Exchange (ACE), a tour designed to showcase advanced technology centers, innovation hubs, public-private partnerships, exports, and foreign direct investments in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Illinois. […] Read More

Young Entrepreneurs to Compete at Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament

April 07, 2015

MADISON, Wis. – Ten teams of University of Wisconsin student entrepreneurs will compete to represent the state in May at the International Business Model Competition, where $100,000 in awards will be distributed. UW-Extension and partners invite the business community and general public to support Wisconsin’s young entrepreneurs at the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament contest – […] Read More

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SBIR Advance third round opens for high-tech small businesses

April 23, 2015

WEDC provides additional funds for UW-Extension Center for Technology Commercialization SBIR Advance partnership MADISON, WI. April 23 2015 - The SBIR Advance initial success has led to additional funding, allowing the University of Wisconsin-Extension to again invite grant applications from high-tech small businesses for advancing commercialization. SBIR Advance is a partnership funded by the Wisconsin Economic […] Read More

Wisconsin Delegation Returns Home from Western Europe Trade Mission

April 22, 2015

 State delegation meets with 100+ companies and organizations; signs agreements on Alzheimer’s research and water technology MADISON, WI. April 22, 2015 – A delegation of state economic development leaders has returned to Wisconsin after a trade mission to Germany, Spain and France. Members of the delegation on the Governor’s Trade Mission to Western Europe met […] Read More

Werner Electric Supply Expansion to Create Nearly 100 Jobs

April 22, 2015

Grand Chute – Governor Scott Walker today joined company executives and local officials at a groundbreaking ceremony for Werner Electric Supply’s new corporate offices and regional distribution center near Appleton. “I congratulate and applaud Werner Electric Supply for its commitment to the Fox Valley and Wisconsin with this expansion project, which will create nearly 100 jobs […] Read More

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