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WARF: A Model of Technology Transfer Partnership

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) is the oldest technology transfer office in the United States, founded to manage a University of Wisconsin-Madison discovery that eventually eliminated the childhood disease rickets. WARF works with business and industry to transform university research into real products benefiting society at large—the Wisconsin Idea in action (see “Wisconsin Thrives“). Over the years, the foundation has developed a model of technology transfer based on partnership with the UW-Madison and industry, an approach that Read More >

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PatentlyBIOtech Series: Wisconsin Thrives

Thrive, the economic development enterprise for the eight-county Madison Region in Wisconsin, is guest blogging for PatentlyBIOtech up until the 2010 BIO International Convention, where the Wisconsin Technology Counsel, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Wisconsin Bioenergy Initiative, and the Wisconsin Department of Commerce will showcase their work on the Exhibition Floor (link to floor plan search).

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Twitter Twang – January 27, 2010

@eDougBanks: In biotech? Boston Irish Business Assn. has MassBio CEO Bob Coughlin talking about theindustry: http://bibabiotech.eventbrite.com/ @matthiasfromm Oh, ‘Technology’ als “most trusted industry sector”, dann ‘Biotech/life sciences’ und ‘Health care’ (S. 9) #edeltrust http://bit.ly/n3Iv8 @CampusRXBio Emerging biotech industry says R.I. lacks job skills Faced with a lack of qualified workers, leaders in Rhode Island..http://short.to/14pk0 @biotechnology Bacteria Transformed into Biofuel Refineries: The bacteria responsible for most cases of food poisoning in the U.S…http://bit.ly/awfk77 @BiosearchTech New Blog Article! The Grand Ballet: Wine and Biotechnology http://bit.ly/dfrKJe @Boston_CP Read More >

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Twitter Twang: January 26 2010

Here’s today’s Twitter Twang: @Dialed_In Bio Ohio launches scholarship program… http://dialedin.org/?p=2236 @sanera09 A New Way to Look for Diseases’ Genetic Roots http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/26/science/26gene.html @MassHighTech: Women to Watch winners list, virtual world startup top our most-read stories of the past week:http://bit.ly/MHTRead @SoCalBio Weekly Update (Jan 25, 2010) available now at http://bit.ly/d1ShRH @jamie_love The German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR) was surprisingly cool at WIPO SCP this week. http://www.grur.de/ @CharlieRoseShow Tuesday 1/26 -Harrison Ford discusses his film “Extraordinary Measures” Read More >

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Today’s Twitter Twang – January 25, 2010

Today’s Twitter Twang, a summary of biotechnology and intellectual property news on Twitter.

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