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Global Water Center

For water entrepreneurs, a soft landing spot in Milwaukee

When the Global Water Center opened in 2013, it contained a variety of office space configurations for water technology companies of varying sizes—from early-stage startups to midsize, established companies—as well as lab space for academic researchers. But as the 98,000-square-foot building began to fill, and Milwaukee gained even more momentum as a water technology hub,

2018-10-01T16:25:58-05:00October 1, 2018|Uncategorized|

Milwaukee water cluster’s strength, as noted in Brookings report, is on display at WEFTEC

“Rethinking Cluster Initiatives,” a July 2018 report from the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program, identified Milwaukee’s water technology sector as “a prime example” of the “cluster hub" model of cluster development, in which one organization acts as the clear lead and driver (as opposed to a shared leadership model with more than one organization, or

2018-10-01T16:10:18-05:00October 1, 2018|Uncategorized|

The BREW’s Message to Water Technology Entrepreneurs: Let’s Get It Started!

“We take scientists and engineers and turn them into businessmen and businesswomen,” explains Bill Dougan, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater professor of management and advisor to the BREW, a startup accelerator program hosted by The Water Council in Milwaukee. Now in its fourth year, the program featured prominently in the Innovation Pavilion at the 2016 Water Environment Federation

2019-02-11T15:45:32-06:00October 3, 2016|Uncategorized|

Wisconsin Makes a Splash at WEFTEC 2016

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and The Water Council, based in Milwaukee, are once again coordinating efforts to promote Wisconsin’s leading water technology solutions at the annual Water Environment Federation Technological Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC), held this year in New Orleans. WEFTEC provides a forum for knowledge and technology exchange within the water and wastewater

2019-02-14T10:06:21-06:00September 26, 2016|Uncategorized|