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

In Water Council programs, competition and collaboration meet to advance innovation Posted by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) on September 24, 2019 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… Read More

2019 Water Leaders Summit Day 1 Recap

2019 WATER LEADERS SUMMIT DAY 1 RECAP Posted by Water & Wastes Digest on July 1, 2019 The first day of the Water Leaders Summit included tours to Badger Meter & A.O. Smith along with panel discussions The Water Council kicked off the Water Leaders Summit in Milwaukee, Wis. June 26 with morning tours of… Read More

The Water Council selects Tech Challenge winners

THE Water Council selects Tech Challenge winners Posted by Molly Dill from BizTimes on April 26, 2019 The Water Council has announced the first-round winners of its Tech Challenge, which aims to find new freshwater technology ideas that could be commercialized. Each has received $10,000 from the program’s corporate sponsors. This is the first edition of… Read More

A.O. Smith acquires Appleton-based Water-Right

A.O. Smith acquires Appleton-based Water-Right for $107 million Posted by Patrick Leary from Milwaukee Business Journal on April 8, 2019 A.O. Smith Corp. has acquired an Appleton-based water treatment company for $107 million in cash, the Milwaukee water technology company announced Monday. A.O. Smith (NYSE: AOS) purchased Water-Right Inc., a water quality products provider, and… Read More

BREW Week to introduce water entrepreneurs to Milwaukee

BREW Week to introduce water entrepreneurs to Milwaukee New programming showcases city and startup ecosystem Posted by Molly Dill from BizTimes on March 29, 2019 Next week, about 25 entrepreneurs from as far away as Finland will descend on Milwaukee for the inaugural BREW Week, the kickoff to The Water Council’s BREW Accelerator for water startups. BREW… Read More

Two Milwaukee startups selected for BREW Accelerator

Two Milwaukee startups selected for BREW Accelerator The Water Council to begin programming April 1 Posted by Molly Dill from BizTimes on March 21, 2019 The Water Council has selected six startups for the sixth cohort of its BREW Accelerator program, two of which are based in Milwaukee. BREW (Business, Research, Entrepreneurship in Water) is a… Read More

Milwaukee-based Water Council, M-WERC announce new leaders

Milwaukee-based Water Council, Midwest Energy Research Consortium each announce new leaders Posted by Tom Daykin from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on January 31, 2019 Milwaukee-based groups that promote new businesses in two separate sectors — water technology and energy — are announcing leadership changes. The Water Council has appointed two new co-chairs to its board of directors, and Midwest Energy… Read More

The Badger State

THE BADGER STATE Wisconsin as an emerging technology hub for the water treatment industry Posted by Amy McIntosh from Water Quality Products on January 25, 2019 The state of Wisconsin is known for its water. Well, it’s actually known for its cheese, but with two Great Lakes touching its shores, the state is rife with… Read More

Water Council launches global Tech Challenge

Water Council launches global Tech Challenge Competition seeks to find solutions for corporate water challenges Posted by Molly Dill from BizTimes on October 5, 2018 The Water Council is launching a new global competition series, Tech Challenge, to find and commercialize new freshwater technologies. The contests will each have a theme, chosen by corporate sponsors with… Read More