MGE is helping biotech startups grow by supporting Forward BIOLABS

Read the full story from Madison Gas and Electric here.    For more than 30 years, University of Wisconsin-Madison affiliate University Research Park has been a hotspot for innovation in engineering, computational and life sciences. As your community energy company, MGE and its philanthropic arm, the MGE Foundation, are helping to advance the next generation of innovation by…

Building a biomanufacturing hotbed

Read the full article from University of Wisconsin – Madison here. Angie Xie, graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, works with stem cells in a lab in Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research (WIMR) on Oct. 25, 2018. Photo by Bryce Richter/UW-Madison. To Bill Murphy and the other leaders of the Forward BIO Initiative, Wisconsin possesses all the…

Keegan to lead Forward BIO Institute’s public-private partnerships

Read the full article from University of Wisconsin-Madison here. As Wisconsin continues to establish its role as a nationwide leader in biomanufacturing, the Forward BIO Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison continues to grow, with the addition of Philip Keegan as its public-private partnership lead. Philip Keegan Keegan comes from a background of commercialization and project management,…

Rasmussen joins Forward BIO Institute as assistant director

Read the full article from the University of Wisconsin – Madison here. Cathy Rasmussen, an accomplished regenerative medicine and biomanufacturing researcher, has joined the recently established Forward BIO Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as assistant director. Rasmussen, who holds a PhD from UW-Madison in cellular and molecular biology and is an inventor on four…

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,…

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…