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Water Technology District

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 Water Council Launches New Research Commercialization Initiative

Dean Amhaus, The Water Council A headline used in Wisconsin’s promotional materials at WEFTEC 2016 reads, “What’s next in water is now in Wisconsin.” With the announcement of the ICE (Innovation. Commercialization. Exchange.) Institute at the show—the world’s largest annual water quality exhibition—The Water Council, headquartered in Milwaukee, is making good on that

2018-06-26T12:49:05-05:00September 27, 2016|Uncategorized|