MCW Technology Development News

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Could you start or transform a business based on your healthcare solution idea?

Jan. 25 - On Thursday, Jan. 28, the Medical College of Wisconsin Office of Technology Development (OTD) and the Clinical Translational Science Institute are hosting the first in a series of BioForward events aimed at informing and guiding entrepreneurs in high-tech healthcare solutions on the best ways to translate their new ideas into commercial solutions.

MCW biotech spin-off receives $250,000 Small Business Innovation Research Contract to develop new protein delivery system

Oct. 15 - Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) biotech spin-off company, Protein Foundry LLC, has received an 18 month, $250,000 Small Business Innovation Research Contract (SBIR) from the National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. This contract supports a collaborative project with Joseph T. Barbieri, PhD, professor and interim chair of microbiology and molecular genetics at MCW, to develop a safe and efficient method to deliver therapeutic proteins into nerve cells.

Office of Tech Development launches redesigned, enhanced Website

Oct. 7 - The MCW Office of Technology Development has launched a redesigned and enhanced Website that offers users more content and a more efficient structure.

Company Based on Dr. Shaker’s Technology Wins BizTimes Innovation Quotient Award

May 27 - Somna Therapeutics LLC was awarded the Milwaukee BizTimes Innovation Quotient Award. Somna Therapeutics is based on the Reza Band, a technology developed by Dr. Reza Shaker (Medicine – Gastroenterology & Hepatology; Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research). Biz Times

Tool for Early Detection of Brain Tumors Wins National Neuro Startup Challenge

May 27 - An MCW project is one of 13 winners of the national Neuro Startup Challenge sponsored by the Heritage Provider Network in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health and the Center for Advancing Innovation. Angio360 Diagnostics LLC, based on research by Stephanie Cossette, PhD, was recognized for its work to develop a tool for early detection of brain tumors using a marker that detects new blood vessel formation. Xconomy, The Street and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,

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