Thrive Provides Funding for Small Businesses Scholarships to Attend BIO Convention
Thrive, BioForward, Centergy, and Marshfield Clinic are providing scholarships to small Wisconsin biotech companies attending the 2011 BIO International Convention, June 27-30 in Washington, DC.
This program provides scholarships to Wisconsin biotechnology companies (health, agriculture, energy, medical device, etc.) with fewer than 100 employees, to participate in the One-on-One Partnering and/or the Company Presentations through the Business Forum at BIO 2011.
We are pleased to announce the following four recipients of these scholarships.
- CaP Biomaterials / Cytophil (East Troy): One of the largest calcium phosphate biomaterials suppliers in the world. These implant biomaterials are used in a variety of biomedical applications including orthopedic, trauma, spine, dental and soft tissue implants.
- Mithridion (Madison): Clinical stage drug development company focused on serious Central Nervous System disorders including Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia and other neurodegenerative diseases.
- Stratatech (Madison): Regenerative medicine company focused on the commercialization of skin substitute products to treat severe burns, non-healing ulcers, and other complex skin defects.
- Ratio (Monona): Focused on the development of a drug delivery pump worn like a patch that uses micro-needle technology and is highly adaptable to a broad range of drug delivery challenges.