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ND Paper, Nouryon, Catalent, Matalco top list of biggest deals in 2019

Three business expansions—at the ND Paper plant in Biron, Nouryon Pulp and Performance Chemicals in Howard and Catalent Pharmaceuticals in Madison—topped the list of WEDC’s biggest economic development projects of the calendar year 2019. Overall, WEDC assisted 289 businesses and communities across 16 industries, totaling more than $250 million in awards.

2020-01-30T08:30:07-06:00January 13, 2020|INsource Newsletter|

Therapeutic Accelerator Project helps convert biohealth discoveries into real-world therapies

Targeted Industry Project Grant Increase in Proposals If the discoveries taking place in academic research laboratories are not translated into products and technologies that can reach and benefit end-users, these discoveries fail to fulfill their potential impact. Yet too often, researchers lack the skills, knowledge and connections—or simply the funding—to

2020-01-17T14:47:06-06:00January 13, 2020|INsource Newsletter|

Small Business Academy expands reach to new Wisconsin cities

Attendees at Small Business Academy 2017 The path of starting a small business is riddled with trial and error—but what if fledgling entrepreneurs could skip over some of the “error” part by connecting with other business owners a few steps ahead on the path and learning from their experiences? This

2020-01-24T10:45:12-06:00January 13, 2020|INsource Newsletter|

New program launched to recognize veteran-ready employers

Transitioning from military service back to civilian life brings many important decisions and changes, and for many veterans, finding a job is at the top of their to-do list. While it is widely known that veterans and their spouses bring a number of valuable characteristics to the workplace—dependability, responsibility, adaptability, leadership—it’s

2020-01-14T10:55:41-06:00January 13, 2020|INsource Newsletter|

“How-To Talent Generator” guides businesses in creating rewarding internships

WEDC Talent Initiatives Director Rebecca Deschane spoke at a press conference about the How-To Talent Generator in November. Internships are commonly understood to be a win-win for employer and intern—the employer gets an affordable (or even free) source of labor, while the intern gains valuable work experience. But if not structured correctly,

2020-01-23T13:41:33-06:00January 13, 2020|INsource Newsletter|
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