Two Milwaukee-area firms win Wisconsin Innovation Awards

Two Milwaukee-area firms win Wisconsin Innovation Awards Corncob Inc., Launch top their categories Posted by Molly Dill from BizTimes on October 4, 2018 Waukesha-based Corncob Inc. and Brookfield-based Launch-School District of Elmbrook won Wisconsin Innovation Awards Wednesday evening in Madison. Corncob, which won in the Agriculture category, developed a dynamic membrane water filtration system used in treating wastewater at a lower cost and… Read More

Finalists Announced for 2018 Wisconsin Innovation Awards

Finalists Announced for 2018 Wisconsin Innovation Awards Winners to be announced at public awards ceremony on October 3 in Madison Posted by Wisconsin Innovation Awards on July 17, 2018 Madison— July 12, 2018 — Thirty-four companies and nonprofit organizations have been selected as finalists for the 2018 Wisconsin Innovation Awards. In total, 357 businesses, products and… Read More

Corncob Looks to Turn Wastewater Into Growth Innovations

Douglas Hwang has been working on water filtration issues for three decades and he believes the latest product from Waukesha-based startup Corncob Inc. could solve many of the industry’s challenges. The Corncob II, which uses a membrane technology, can filter many different types of water into potable drinking water in a single step. It can… Read More

Waukesha Startup’s ‘Alfie’ Cleans Water

As part of Milwaukee Water Week, a local startup demonstrated new technology that successfully turned samples from the Menomonee River into clean, safe drinking water. Corncob Inc., a Waukesha-based water technology startup and participant in The Water Council’s BREW Accelerator, showcased a machine called “Alfie,” which features a membrane filtration system that creates safe drinking… Read More

New Strides For Water Technology

What’s it all about, Alfie? Water. And water technology. For months, a new machine dubbed Alfie has been touring different locales across the U.S., sharing the latest in water filtration technology. Last week, in a move that coincidentally tied in with Milwaukee Water Week, Alfie made a triumphant return to home base in Milwaukee —… Read More

Accelerator winners announced at Water Summit 2016

BREW Accelerator program funds six startups The Water Council and Wis. Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch announced today the fourth round of winners of the BREW (Business Research Entrepreneurship in Wisconsin) Accelerator program during a special ceremony at the ninth annual Water Summit in Milwaukee. Six startups were chosen to participate in the fourth year of… Read More