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In Water Council programs, competition and collaboration meet to advance innovation

Launching a startup or pursuing a research question in the lab can be lonely pursuit, involving long hours and late nights of solitary work—but innovation thrives through collaboration. To that end, The Water Council organizes a series of competitions that connect water sector startups and innovators with potential investors, with established companies that may be able to use the new technologies, and with one another. Read More

2019-10-01T10:17:17-05:00September 24, 2019|Uncategorized|

The Water Council launches new Tech Challenge for open innovation

Karen Frost and Steve Glynn of The Water Council announced the Tech Challenge this week at WEFTEC in New Orleans. Innovation and technological advancement solve problems and increase efficiency, yet often businesses aren’t aware of new technologies and scientific discoveries with the potential to solve problems the businesses face. A new program from

2018-10-08T14:03:03-05:00October 4, 2018|Uncategorized|

Wisconsin’s water sector makes waves at industry trade show

Wisconsin’s presence at the U.S.’s largest water industry trade show this week highlighted the fast-paced growth and evolving sophistication of the sector. With several dozen Wisconsin companies exhibiting, as well as a booth representing Wisconsin’s entire water cluster of more than 200 companies, the state’s presence was strong on both numbers and substance: several educational

2019-02-11T15:52:18-06:00October 5, 2017|Uncategorized|

Water tech startups showcase innovative technologies

Mark Karstedt of PlasmaE, Nisha Sarveswaran of Ecoli-Sense, Charles Otis of Pulse Burst Systems and Dennis Busch of Water Resources Monitoring Group present at the BREW Tank session, moderated by Bill Dougan, BREW Accelerator coach and entrepreneurship professor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Innovations taking place in water technology have the potential to

2019-04-10T14:50:02-05:00October 3, 2017|Uncategorized|

The Water Council to partner with NASA on water technology innovation challenge

Water technology companies based in Wisconsin or anywhere in the U.S. can apply to take part in a day-long challenge focused on water technology innovation, held as a partnership between The Water Council and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA’s) Glenn Research Center. The Water Council announced the upcoming Tech Connect: Water Challenge Workshop

2018-12-12T14:51:06-06:00October 2, 2017|Uncategorized|