Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Wisconsin is featuring its biotechnology resources and innovations at its pavilion (Booth #205) during the 2012 BIO International Convention in Boston June 18-21.
Wisconsin companies giving presentations in the state pavilion have an emphasis on breakthroughs in health technology.
* InvivoSciences, Madison, will feature its technology to screen compounds for identifying efficacy and safety.
* Quintessence Biosciences, Madison, will give a presentation on the company’s drug technology that targets the RNA of cancer cells.
* Exact Sciences, Madison, will showcase its advancement in diagnosis of colorectal cancer.
* Super Vitamin D, Eau Claire, will feature its advancement for delivery of Vitamin D through the skin.
* Marshfield Clinic Applied Sciences will feature the research collaboration that is accelerating medical advancements through Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation and other areas of intellectual property commercialization in the Marshfield Clinic system.
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is coordinating the Wisconsin BIO pavilion, with key support from BioFoward, UW-Madison Office of Corporate Relations, Marshfield Clinic Applied Sciences, Morgridge Institute for Research, Scientific Protein Laboratories and Medical College of Wisconsin.
Visitors to the Wisconsin pavilion will be able to interface with a resource database to download information on the state’s biotechnology companies, research capabilities and institutions, service providers and economic development resources.
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Read more about Wisconsin's plans in a press release from WEDC