An expansion of The Water Council’s BREW (Business Research Entrepreneurship in Wisconsin) Accelerator program, BREW Corporate partners with global corporations looking for new technologies to solve a specific challenge. By combining funding with access to executive-level mentors, corporate R&D, and intensive business training, BREW Corporate accelerates the development of high-caliber startups. Startups will compete in a challenge revolving around specific areas of interest identified by each corporation. Those who show the highest likelihood of solving the challenge are selected for the program.
BREW Corporate: Powered by A. O. Smith Corporation
As a founding Member of The Water Council, A. O. Smith Corporation has been a rigorous supporter in the development of Milwaukee’s World Water Hub. With the addition of A. O. Smith as the newest corporate partner, a new global competition for innovative water-related technologies has been created in the areas of water purification, water heating, and sensors. Participants will gain exclusive access to A. O. Smith’s product engineering labs and top tier mentoring from the company’s senior-level engineers, plus much more.
POW! emPowering Opportunities in Water
Led by Veolia Water North America, POW! offers a special opportunity for innovators and social entrepreneurs to fast-track water-related ideas while connecting with Veolia experts and water industry influencers who can directly support your company’s services, products or ideas. POW! applicants must address one of the following challenges or opportunities in the water sector: smart data technologies, resilience and sustainable water management, watershed management, and disruptive water innovation.
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