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Bagging the big one: How Wisconsin landed Foxconn

September 11, 2017

Landing the largest capital investment in state history has a way of erasing bad memories. In Wisconsin’s case, winning a $10-billion investment in a 20-million-sq.-ft. (1.8-million-sq.-m.) advanced electronics manufacturing complex from Taiwan-based Foxconn not only eclipses any other economic development deal in the Badger State’s past; it offers the potential to rewrite the state’s future. Read More

MilliporeSigma to expand operations in Sheboygan County

September 05, 2017

MilliporeSigma, the life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, is expanding its facility in Sheboygan Falls by 80,000 square feet. Read More

Rise in QNBV startup investments shows ‘real strength’ in ecosystem

September 01, 2017

An increasing amount of investment in QNBV-certified startups shows “real strength for the ecosystem,” according to the WEDC’s Aaron Hagar.  Read More

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Businesses urged to apply for 2017 MARKETPLACE Governor’s Awards

September 21, 2017

WEDC is seeking nominations for the 2017 MARKETPLACE Governor’s Awards, which recognize outstanding Wisconsin businesses owned by minorities, women and service-disabled veterans. Deadline is October 6. Read More

South Korean technology startups to receive training, support in new business accelerator program in Milwaukee

September 15, 2017

Wisconsin's M-WERC will provide training and mentoring to 10 South Korean technology-based start-up companies under an agreement signed Thursday with a South Korean research institute during Governor Scott Walker’s trade mission Read More

Wisconsin, South Korean biotech companies agree to collaborate on expanding pharmacogenomics testing services in South Korea

September 14, 2017

RPRD (Right Patient Right Drug) Diagnostics, a privately-held, Wisconsin-based precision medicine company, today announced a strategic partnership with Orient Bio Inc., a leading South Korean biotechnology company. Read More

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