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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|

New and improved BREW Accelerator opens applications for its sixth year

Karen Frost and Steve Glynn of The Water Council announced the opening of the next classes of the BREW and the BREW Corporate for applications this week at WEFTEC in New Orleans. The Water Council’s BREW (Business. Research. Entrepreneurship. In Water) Accelerator program for water technology startups is now accepting applications for the

2018-10-03T14:12:20-05:00October 3, 2018|Uncategorized|

Wisconsin Tech Summit connects emerging companies with established firms

The opening session at the 2018 Wisconsin Tech Summit, with speakers Sujeet Chand of Rockwell Automation, Vivek Bhatt of GE Healthcare, and Tom Still of the Wisconsin Technology Council The Wisconsin Tech Summit brought together 18 major companies (including such names as Johnson Controls, Rockwell Automation, GE Healthcare, Promega, Exact Sciences and Foxconn)

2019-02-05T15:09:29-06:00March 20, 2018|Uncategorized|

The BREW Corporate connects big companies, water tech entrepreneurs to multiply innovation

An overly guarded approach to research and development can slow down the pace of innovation or cause companies to miss out on opportunities while their competitors pull ahead. This is the argument that underlies the concept of open innovation, in which companies look beyond their in-house talent, trusting that the sharing of ideas can lead

2018-06-26T12:50:36-05:00October 4, 2017|Uncategorized|