Novelos Therapeutics changed its name to Cellectar Biosciences, Inc. in Feb 2014.
Scientific protein labs agreed in Dec 2013 to be acquired by Shenzhen Hepalink Pharmaceutical Company for $337 million. Hepalink is a leading manufacturer of heparin based in China.
Prairie Technologies, Inc. was acquired by Bruker Corporation in Sep 2013. The company, which had $11 million in 2012 revenue, will continue to operate as a subsidiary of Bruker's Nano Surfaces Division.
GenCell Biosystems Ltd., an Irish medical device company, has opened an office in the University Research Park.
Thermo Fisher Scientific announced in Sep 2013 that they would close their 36 person TREk Diagnostics plant in Sun Prairie by Feb 2014.
Madison VAccines Incorporated, a biopharmaceutical company founded in 2012 that is developing cancer immunotherapeutics, has been added to the database.
Rowheels iNc., a medical device company developing a new ergonomically designed wheel chair, has been added to the database.
Co-d therapeutics, inc., a nano-medicine company founded in 2012 that is developing cancer therapeutics, has been added to the database.
Illumavista Biosciences LLC changed its name in September 2013 to Proteovista LLc
ASthmapolis changed its corporate name and brand to Propeller health in September 2013
NitricGen Inc., one of the 2013 winners of the Governor's Business Plan Contest, has been added to our database. Founded in 2011 by former Ikaria employees, the firm is developing a portable device that produces nitric oxide to treat chronic foot ulcers.
DSM - kensey nash closed its Madison operation at the end of June 2013 in order to consolidate research at an East Coast location. Originally founded as Nerites, the company was acquired by Kensey Nash in 2011, which in turn was purchased by Royal DSM in 2012.
Tasso Inc. is a new Madison company focused on developing at-home diagnostic products.
RE is a Madison startup company founded by Eric Romming, a UW-Madison student. He is developing ReHand, a high-performance prosthetic that can replicate a patient’s lost hand using 3D printing technology.
OpGen TEchnologies Inc. closed its remaining Madison offices in May 2013 in order to focus all of its energies at its East Coast headquarters.
Inviragen Inc., a Colorado based vaccine company with a research site in Madison, was purchased by Takeda Pharmaceuticals of Japan in May 2013. Takeda will pay $35 million up front and up to $215 million in milestones.
Cellara LLC is a newly formed lab equipment company focused on semi-automating cell culture processes. The company is led by Reidar Aamotsbakken and Kevin Conard.
Scilog INc. was acquired in August 2012 by Parker Hannifin Corporation, a $13 billion global supplier of motion and control technologies. SciLog will continue to operate independently in Madison under current management. The purchase price was not disclosed.
Pharmaseek LLC, pharmaseek Financial Services LLC, and Patientwise creative LLC, have been added to this database. These affiliated companies support sponsors, CROs, and academic institutions in conducting the various aspects of clinical trials.
Pan Genome systems, LLC is a newly formed company focused on developing vaccines and diagnostics for human and animal health, as well as providing select services. Founded in 2011, the company is led by CEO Adel Talaat, PhD.
kensey nash corporation announced in May 2012 that it agreed to be acquired by Royal DSM N.V. of The Netherlands for $360 million and will operate as part of its Biomedical Division.
Intuitive Biosciences, Inc. is a new company focused on diagnostic and research tools. The company was founded in March 2012, and purchased selected product lines from Gentel Biosciences, which has ceased business.
Peptimed, Inc. is a new company that purchased the assets of Nanooncology, Inc. in July 2012. NanoOncology had ceased operations earlier in the year.
Quintessence Biosciences relocated from the University Research Park to 3300 Commercial Avenue, Madison (Jan 2014)
Aquamost has relocated from the Madison Enterprise Center on Baldwin Street to 103 E. Badger Road, Madison (Jan 2013)
Epicentre Biotechnologies (An Illumina Company) has relocated from its original site on Post Road to 5602 Research Park Blvd., Suite 200 in the University Research Park (Dec 2012)
Aldevron has relocated within the University Research Park to the Accelerator Building, 5602 Research Park Blvd. (Oct 2012)
Phoenix nuclear labs and shine medical technologies relocated from Middleton to 2555 Industrial Drive in Monona (May 2012)
EchoMetrix relocated to 437 S. Yellowstone Drive, Suite 210 from downtown Madison (Apr 2012)
Zurex Pharma and Zurex PharmAgra relocated from the University Research Park to 2113 Eagle Drive, Middleton. (Apr 2012)
Lucigen Corp. and c5-6 Technologies relocated within Middleton from W. Greenview Drive to a 28,000 square foot facility at 2905 Parmenter Street. (Apr 2012)
SCILOG relocated to 801 Deming Way Madison from 8845 S. Greenview Drive Middleton (Mar 2012)