BioForward’s Annual Wisconsin Biohealth Summit Showcases Industry’s Economic Impact and Biomanufacturing Initiative

Read the full article from Business Wire here.    MADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioForward, the member-driven association that serves as the voice of Wisconsin’s biohealth industry, held its annual Wisconsin Biohealth Summit on October 9th at the Overture Center in Madison, Wisconsin. The 2018 Biohealth Summit had over 450 attendees and featured two keynote sessions, four panel discussions,…

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Forward BIO Institute awarded $5 million NIH grant

By: Alex Moe Read the full article from WisBusiness here.  UW-Madison’s Forward BIO Institute has been awarded $5 million from the National Institutes of Health for tissue manufacturing. The grant was announced yesterday at the Biohealth Summit by Professor Bill Murphy, the institute’s director. “This is a unique public-private collaboration that’s committed to advancing the…

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Biomanufacturing initiative launched in partnership with UW-Madison

Read more from the Wisconsin State Journal here.     Officials with UW-Madison, the biohealth industry and the state’s economic development agency announced the launch of a new biomanufacturing initiative Thursday to enhance opportunities for Wisconsin researchers and entrepreneurs. The collaborative effort, dubbed the Forward BIO Initiative, aims to build a shared laboratory space for startup…

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WEDC awards $750,000 grant to support development of biomanufacturing initiative

Read the full article from the Milwaukee Business Journal here.  A $750,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. will support the establishment of a new biomanufacturing center. The center is part of the Forward BIO initiative, which is a collaborative effort to help entrepreneurs and researchers access the resources needed to turn discoveries into commercial products,…

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Forward Bio Initiative Launches with $750K Grant from WI Jobs Agency

Read the full story from Xconomy here.    The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. (WEDC) said Thursday that it has awarded $750,000 in grant funding to help launch a new biomanufacturing collaboration that aims to promote technological innovation and job creation in the Badger State. As Xconomy reported in August, the groups behind the collaboration—which they’re calling…

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Initiative focuses on advanced technology innovations in biomanufacturing

Initiative focuses on advanced technology innovations in biomanufacturing September 6, 2018 By David Tenenbaum For news media  A $750,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. announced today (Sept. 6) establishes the Forward BIO Initiative, a collaborative effort to make Wisconsin a recognized center of excellence for biomanufacturing. The new initiative “leverages one of our key long-term strengths…

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WEDC awards $750,000 grant for new biomanufacturing center of excellence

Forward BIO Initiative will provide biohealth entrepreneurs with the necessary resources to transition research into commercialization MADISON, WI. SEPT. 6, 2018 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has awarded a $750,000 grant to establish the Forward BIO Initiative – a new biomanufacturing center of excellence that will help to bring groundbreaking research happening in Wisconsin…

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$750,000 grant aims to make Wisconsin a ‘center of excellence’ for biomanufacturing

By: Chris Lueneburg, Channel 3000 Read the Full Post  here MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin received a $750,000 grant Friday to establish a biomanufacturing initiative, which officials say will encourage growth in the Wisconsin industry. The grant, which was provided by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, will establish the Forward BIO Initiative, which is designed to spark research…

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