DEDICATED TO WISCONSIN’S ECONOMIC GROWTH

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is committed to creating and maintaining a business climate that allows you to maximize your potential. Working with more than 600 statewide partners, including regional economic development organizations, academic institutions, and industry groups, we’re enhancing our communities, supporting business development, advancing industry innovation, tapping global markets, and developing a talented workforce to help Wisconsin realize its full economic potential.

WISCONSIN OFFERS THE SUPPORT YOU NEED TO COMPETE IN AN INCREASINGLY COMPETITIVE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT

ECONOMIC DRIVERS

STRATEGIC ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS

Encouraging innovation and fostering an environment of success for industry and its supporting workforce.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Leveraging strategic partnerships throughout the state to help Wisconsin companies start up, grow and reach new markets.

COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY

Helping to improve quality of life through support for minority business growth and community development and revitalization efforts.

BRAND DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGY

Raising awareness of Wisconsin’s many assets through powerful stories and achievements.

OPERATIONAL AND FISCAL EXCELLENCE

Building confidence by setting strategic goals and maintaining a commitment to performance and accountability.

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FY19

WEDC SUCCESS STORIES

Nurse Disrupted offers new options for nursing care by providing a video station mounted on its own stand, equipped with internet access and programmed to help a nurse quickly analyze a patient’s symptoms.

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COnovate is targeting its revolutionary technology toward the lithium-ion batteries in power tools, electric bikes and drones, and hopes eventually to get it into electric cars as well.

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COnovate

Reams of data support the fact that women entrepreneurs are not as likely to get funded as their male counterparts. Madison’s Doyenne Group aims to flip this script and provide resources to female entrepreneurs and innovators to help set them up for success.

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SHINE Technologies manufactures a key isotope used in stress tests, bone scans and several other medical procedures to help assess a potential fracture or other serious conditions such as heart disease or cancer. Manufacturing in Wisconsin means that there will be a ready supply of the isotope for markets across North America, overcoming today’s supply chain issues and challenges that come with overseas production.

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SHINE Technologies
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WISCONSIN NEWS

Wisconsin is an exciting place to be. Here are the latest headlines.

WEDC launches big data tool for small businesses

January 26, 2023|Comments Off on WEDC launches big data tool for small businesses

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is launching SizeUpWI, a new big data intelligence tool to help small and midsize businesses thrive and grow by making sound strategic business decisions.  Read More

Addressing rural Wisconsin’s workforce challenges

December 22, 2022|Comments Off on Addressing rural Wisconsin’s workforce challenges

The Workforce Innovation Grant (WIG) Program, aims to help communities throughout Wisconsin solve their most pressing workforce challenges by financially supporting collaborative, sustainable and innovative plans developed by regional organizations. Read More

“The QNBV Program played a direct role in keeping these investment dollars in Wisconsin and working to grow Wisconsin jobs.”

ANDREW NUNEMAKER • CEO, DYNAMIS

“The QNBV program has definitely helped Esker to attract qualified angel investors. These tax credits are looked on favorably by investors, which has resulted in a level of funding that enabled the company to hire full-time employees and purchase much-needed equipment and development tools.”

BRAD RAKE • PRESIDENT AND CEO, ESKER TECHNOLOGIES LLC