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Cover Story: Global Biotech Report 2015

University Research Park (aerial view above), in Madison WI, generates about $1 billion for Wisconsin’s economy each year. URP companies spend more than $200 million annually on Wisconsin goods and services.

There hasn’t been a lot of good economic news coming from Europe these days, but the continent is getting a much-needed boost from its growing biotech/pharma labs.

Columbus Automotive Manufacturer Announces Multi-Million Dollar Expansion

With hydroforming, a tubular part is inflated inside a tool by a pressurized liquid to give it a pre-defined shape. This technology is now being used by Faurecia for muffler shells to provide a perfect underbody fit.

Faurecia is the world’s sixth-largest automotive supplier, with four business groups: automotive seating, emissions control technologies, interior systems and automotive exteriors.

Study Shows Potential Of Academic Research To State And Local Economic Development

Map for Elsevier CSG Story.

The Council of State Governments (CGS) will distribute the report to state officials, academic institutions and stakeholder organizations to underscore the value of state-based research as a contributing factor to economic growth potential.

NASA Invests In Hundreds Of U.S. Small Businesses To Enable Future Missions


NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, CA manages the SBIR program for STMD. NASA’s 10 centers manage individual projects.

Bayer HealthCare Announces Plans For Product Testing Facility In Berkeley, CA

Proposed Bayer testing facility in Berkeley.

New investment represents continued commitment to California Bay Area as the biotech manufacturing center for Bayer.

Business Report: Iowa – BIVI Plans $110-Million Expansion of IA Biotech Facilities

Governor quote.

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) makes a major capital investment in its animal health facilities in Fort Dodge and Ames.

Reno Lands Cyber Security Company Headquarters And Cyber Lab

Blackridge TAC diagram.

BlackRidge Technology bringing jobs to the Northern Nevada region in its move from Santa Clara, CA to Reno.