A group of Wisconsin partners is seeking a “regional tech hub” designation from federal officials focused on personalized medicine and biohealth technology.

According to yesterday’s announcement from the consortium of 15 public and private sector organizations, this designation by the federal Economic Development Administration could result in between $50 million and $75 million coming to the state. Those federal funds would be authorized under the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, the release shows.

In a statement on the application, Gov. Tony Evers says establishing this tech hub would “only further advance our state’s standing as a leader” in biohealth and personalized medicine, while also supporting jobs, economic growth and research.

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