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WI Watchlist: Epic, Shine, Venture Investors, Stratatech & More

It’s time to catch up on some of the latest happenings across Wisconsin’s innovation communities: —Shine Medical Technologies said it struck a deal to receive $50 million in financing from funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management. The money will support the ongoing construction of Shine’s medical isotope production facility in Janesville, as well as Shine’s […]

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WI Watchlist: Twitter Deal, AmFam Gift, Arrowhead Trial & More

It’s time to catch up on recent headlines from Wisconsin’s innovation scene, including a $20 million donation earmarked for data science research and education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a pair of tech acquisitions, and key milestones for two biotech firms. Read on for details. —American Family Insurance said it will donate $20 million to […]

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After Accident, Sector67 Ramps Up Operations in Rehabbed Warehouse

When Chris Meyer was enveloped by a ball of fire in a construction accident and rushed to a Madison, WI, hospital 14 months ago, his loved ones and friends feared for his life. They also worried about the future of Sector67, the nonprofit collaborative workshop for technology development, product prototyping, and advanced manufacturing he founded […]

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Stratatech Gets $26M More to Develop Skin Tissue for Treating Burns

An agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Stratatech, a Madison, WI-based maker of human skin tissue, $26 million in new funding. Stratatech, which is developing cell-based regenerative skin tissue for burn victims and others, said the award will support pediatric studies of StrataGraft, the company’s flagship product. Stratatech is […]

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Shine, BrightStar, Understory & More: This Week’s WI Watchlist

Catch up on the latest news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines: —Shine Medical Technologies completed construction on an 11,400-square-foot prototype production facility, where it will train workers and test its particle accelerator-based technology for producing a radioisotope used in diagnostic medical imaging procedures. The company said that this summer, the facility “will […]

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Stratatech Begins Test of Engineered Skin for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Stratatech is moving forward with tests of a genetically engineered human skin that could heal the sores and wounds many diabetic patients get on their feet. Madison, WI-based Stratatech, a subsidiary of U.K.-based Mallinckrodt (NYSE: MNK), said Wednesday that it had enrolled the first patient in a study of the skin tissue, called ExpressGraft-C9T1. Stratatech […]

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Water Council, UW-Madison, Epic, & More: This Week’s WI Watchlist

Stay current on news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines: —The Water Council, based in Milwaukee, unveiled the five startups in the latest class of its water tech accelerator, dubbed “Business. Research. Entrepreneurship. In Wisconsin.”—the BREW for short. Three of the companies are based in Wisconsin, one is from Canada, and one is […]

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StrataGraft Skin Treatment Gets New FDA Regenerative Med Status

A regenerative medicine treatment for skin burns developed by Stratatech could make it to the market more quickly following a regulatory decision announced Tuesday. The FDA has designated StrataGraft, a Stratatech-developed sheet of living tissue made from human cells that form into skin, as a Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy (RMAT), the company said. Drugs that […]

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Exact, WARF, Murfie, Microbes, & More: This Week’s WI Watchlist

Keep up with the latest news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines. —Madison-based Exact Sciences (NASDAQ: EXAS), whose flagship product is a stool-based screening test for colorectal cancer, issued a recall of 15 pieces of equipment used to mix stool samples in preparation for testing at the company’s lab. According to the FDA, […]

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Stratatech Starts Latest Study of Skin-Like Tissue in Burn Patients

Stratatech said this week that the first patient has been enrolled in a Phase 3 clinical trial of the cell-based regenerative skin tissue the company is developing. The aim of the study is to assess the safety and efficacy of StrataGraft, the company’s flagship skin replacement product, at coaxing the bodies of patients with burn […]

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