基于麦迪逊• 断层放疗 打开交易上 纳斯达克全国市场 with an initial public offering 的 shares that generated $185 million in net proceeds.
• Swiss pharmaceutical giant 罗氏 后天 NimbleGen的, a Madison-based firm, for $272.5 million. NimbleGen的’s employees appear to be staying put in Wisconsin.
•在 我们。能源部 announced it would locate a $135 million federal laboratory on the U。大学 的 Wisconsin-Madison campus to study cellulosic ethanol and other biofuels. It is one 的 only three such DOE labs in the nation, and Wisconsin’s first new federal lab in generations.
• 的建设 Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery began at UW-Madison. This $150 million interdisciplinary research center will be the first 的 its kind in the Midwest, and a draw for researchers worldwide.
•组织者 全球干细胞峰会 announced they would hold their 2008 meeting in Madison, a sign 的 Wisconsin’s prominence in stem-cell research.
The latest announcement came a week ago: Hologic公司, a Massachusetts medical technologies firm that specializes in products for women’s health, agreed to buy Madison-based 第三次浪潮技术 for $580 million. Hologic公司 plans to keep Third Wave’s manufacturing and R&D operations in Madison, where the company has 143 full-time employees.