Welcome to WisBusiness: The Show,” a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues.

In the latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show, Sandy Padala of Rex Academy, a winner in the 2022 Elevator Pitch Olympics at the Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium. Rex Academy aims to fill a chronic national need – computer science education for students in grades K-12.

The Show also recaps or previews the following events:

  • Nov. 22, “The chemistry of life,” – Research into metabolism on the UW-Madison campus. Researchers from the Morgridge Institute for Research talked about breakthroughs in the study of human metabolism, which could lead to treatments for cancer and other diseases.
  • Dec. 1, ‘Panther Partnering’ aims to simplify tech transfer at UW-Milwaukee. The UW-Milwaukee Research Foundation launched “Panther Partnering,” to attract more research funding in the form of industry sponsorships and to boost the number of university innovations that break into the marketplace.
  • Jan. 12, ‘Is Cream City becoming Cyber City? Milwaukee tech landscape topic of luncheon. Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson and City Development Commissioner Lafayette Crump will talk about city and regional technology assets at a Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon in Wauwatosa. Following Johnson and Crump’s remarks will be Kathy Henrich, chief executive officer of the MKE Tech Hub Coalition. Register and learn more here:

In our Tech Metrics section, Tech Council President Tom Still talks about his recent “Inside Wisconsin” columns, which can be found in the Tech Council newsroom.

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