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

Marquette University will establish Institute for Women’s Leadership

Marquette University will establish Institute for Women’s Leadership with $5 million gift Will be overseen by the university’s Office of Research and Innovation Posted by Lauren Anderson from BizTimes on January 23, 2019 Marquette University has received a $5 million gift to establish a research-based institute focused on women’s leadership, Marquette University president Michael Lovell… Read More

Stormwater collection system installed by Marquette University

Stormwater collection system installed by new Athletic and Human Performance Research Center Posted by Alex Garner from MarquetteWire on November 5, 2018 Marquette Sustainability installed an underwater stormwater collection system adjacent to the new Athletic and Human Performance Research Center that is currently under construction on the southwest corner of Wells Street and 12th Street…. Read More

Brookings study cites Milwaukee’s water tech hub as a model industry cluster

BROOKINGS STUDY CITES MILWAUKEE’S WATER TECH HUB AS A MODEL INDUSTRY CLUSTER Posted by Nick Williams from the Milwaukee Business Journal on July 25, 2018 A recent study from The Brookings Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based research institute, names Milwaukee’s regional water technology industry, championed by The Water Council, as one of the best industry clusters in… Read More

How Milwaukee Became the Epicenter of America’s Most Underrated Industry: Water

How Milwaukee Became the Epicenter of America’s Most Underrated Industry: Water Milwaukee harnessed technology, innovation and a prime lakeside location to become a world leader in the $483 billion water industry. Here’s how. Posted by Nicole Haase from Livability on June 7, 2018 The greater Milwaukee region has always been home to companies that relied on water… Read More

Hero of the Week: Dr. Kyana Young, Marquette University Strategic Innovation Fund

Hero of the Week: Dr. Kyana Young, Marquette University Strategic Innovation Fund Posted by Erin Bloodgood from Shepherd Express on May 15, 2018 Dr. Kyana Young, a postdoctoral fellow at Marquette University (MU), began working in the Global Water Center in 2016. With a background in environmental engineering, Young’s passion is finding solutions for safe… Read More

First Look Forum showcases marketable academic research

First Look Forum showcases marketable academic research Innovators seek funding for potential startups Posted by Molly Dill from BizTimes on April 27, 2018 Seven Milwaukee-area academic researchers presented their technologies, inventions and startups at the First Look Forum held Thursday at the University Club in downtown Milwaukee. The annual event is a collaboration among the Medical… Read More

WaterMarks events aim to educate, explore Milwaukee’s water systems

WaterMarks events aim to educate, explore Milwaukee’s water systems Posted by Jimmy Carlton from OnMilwaukee on April 22, 2018 Over the last year, the United Community Center’s Acosta Middle School has partnered with WaterMarks initiative to educate Milwaukee about its unique water systems. A city-wide public art project, “WaterMarks: An Atlas of Water for the City of… Read More

Wisconsin, Israel to collaborate on water research

The Water Council of the Midwestern US state signs accords with Ben-Gurion University and the Israel Innovation Authority The Water Council of Wisconsin and the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have signed an accord to increase collaboration and research in water related issues between the midwestern US state and Israel as a first… Read More