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With more than 1,600 bioscience companies and nearly $1 billion in academic bioscience research and development, bioscience in Wisconsin is a $6.5 billion industry. The state’s culture of discovery is reinforced by its proven history in innovation at top academic institutions and a statewide commitment to helping Wisconsin companies in the industry bring scalable solutions to the world stage.


Business, academia and government agencies come together to make Wisconsin an ideal destination for startups and established companies seeking research partners, joint ventures and increased production capabilities. Wisconsin is bridging the gap between research and production, and helping bioscience companies navigate the route from idea to commercialization. Watch what some of our industry leaders have to say about Wisconsin’s growing bioscience community.


Cynthia LaConte, Dohmen Life Science Services

John Neis, Venture Investors

Daniel Lawton, Promentis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Richard Williams, ABS Global NA

Michael Barber, GE Healthcare

Kevin Conroy, Exact Sciences Corp.

Lisa Johnson, BioForward

Ken Manning, Scientific Protein Laboratories, LLC

James Weber, Ph.D., Prevention Genetics

Matt Jennings, Phillips-Medisize

Michael Reardon, Scientific Protein Laboratories, LLC

Marsha Barwick Bushman, Marshfield Clinic

Message from Wade Goodsell

Wisconsin bioscience companies are changing the world. Join them in a location that offers diversity to start, grow or expand your company. For more information about opportunities in Wisconsin, contact me at 608.210.6813 or, or visit

This message was sent by: Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation 201 W. Washington Avenue Madison, WI 53703

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