Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation and Lakeland University have signed a new partnership to provide a centralized approach to growing and supporting innovation and entrepreneurship in Sheboygan County. The SCEDC and Lakeland University will create and manage the Sheboygan County Innovation Council, advising and guiding innovation-based programming and services.

The SCEDC and Lakeland will partner to implement the SEED Accelerator grant, which is funded by a grant the SCEDC received from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. The Accelerator will provide $10,000 grants for up to six new start-ups through a competitive process, helping them prepare to enter the marketplace.

[Adapted from:  New Innovation Council to support innovation, entrepreneurship June 13, 2022 Sheboygan Press]