Tag Economic development

Public input sought on state roadmap for global language education

As Wisconsin competes in an increasingly global economy, business and education leaders are seeking feedback on a "language roadmap."

From test tube to plate, UW–Madison program keeps potatoes clean

The Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, a 104-year-old program run by UW–Madison, is dedicated to supplying Wisconsin farmers with quality, disease-free tubers.

Professor’s suggestion spawned a billion-dollar catalog powerhouse in Wisconsin

Ray Kubly Sr. started The Swiss Colony in 1926, the year he graduated from UW–Madison. It has evolved into a billion-dollar-a-year, multi-catalog company.

Bioenergy Center, collaborators report 500th invention

The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center and two partners reported significant progress in their mission to develop technologies that will bring advanced biofuels to the marketplace.

UW-Madison spinoff receives construction permit for medical isotope plant in Janesville

This is the first time since 1961 that the NRC has issued a permit for a facility to make the life-saving isotopes.