Reina Werth writing for the Badger Herald reports that the University of Wisconsin is ranked sixth in the nation for research however it has surfaced that many businesses face difficulties in research funding due to complicated bureaucratic processes. The institution articulates that its difficult application process is in place to protect human subjects by following federal guidelines.

For example, Ms. Werth reports that Exact Sciences, a Madison, WI research venture, alleged that the university implements considerable red tape and bureaucratic hurdles when companies try to partner with it for research purposes. The university counters that many of the complex and cumbersome processes have been instituted to follow federal and state laws and guidelines to protect human patients for example. Follow the link to read the rest of Ms. Werth’s story.

Source: Badger Herald

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