MEMBER NEWS: Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

“Receiving this award for excellence in economic development gets us closer to that vision, and it serves as a testament to all of the hard-working Wisconsin professionals and businesses who maintain strong connections with Germany.”

Preparing Wisconsin’s future workforce to solve water challenges

“From our farmers relying on clean water for crops and livestock to our outdoor recreation industry to everyday use, water is essential to our state and our economy, and that’s why the School of Freshwater Sciences and the Freshwater Collaborative are so critically important.”

Wisconsin’s water hub continues to strengthen global ties

Wisconsin’s water hub continues to strengthen global ties Posted by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation on September 25, 2019 The challenges facing the world’s water supply—growing populations, changing weather conditions, threats to water supply quality and safety—are global in nature, and the solutions will need to have a similarly global perspective. Recognizing this, Milwaukee’s water… Read More

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

WEDC awards nearly $1 million to UWM-led Freshwater Collaborative

WEDC awards nearly $1 million to UWM-led Freshwater Collaborative, Connected Systems Institute Will be combined with additional funding sources Posted by Lauren Anderson from BizTimes on August 16, 2019 A new statewide freshwater initiative led by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was recently awarded a $670,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. The WEDC grant was matched… Read More

Wisconsin dairy farmers taking the lead on water management

Wisconsin dairy farmers taking the lead on water management Posted by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation on June 28, 2019 There’s a natural tension between agriculture and environmental stewardship—working the land to produce the food humans need is bound to take a toll on the environment. But Wisconsin dairy producers are leading the way with… Read More

World Bank selects Wisconsin for water technology procurement seminar

World Bank selects Wisconsin for water technology procurement seminar Posted by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation on May 3, 2019 The World Bank chose Wisconsin as the location of its Water Industry Workshop and Procurement Seminar, held on March 21 in Milwaukee. The fact that this location was chosen for the only seminar of its… Read More

Nine state businesses win 2018 MARKETPLACE Governor’s Awards

Nine state businesses win 2018 MARKETPLACE Governor’s Awards Top minority, woman and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses were recognized for their success at 37th annual MARKETPLACE conference Posted by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation on December 13, 2018 MADISON, WI. DEC. 13, 2018 – Nine Wisconsin businesses received top honors in the 2018 MARKETPLACE Governor’s Awards competition, which… Read More

Foxconn and WEDC attend China International Import Expo

Foxconn and WEDC partner to showcase Wisconsin companies at the first China International Import Expo Foxconn promotes “Smart Future” vision with ten leading Wisconsin companies Shanghai, China – Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) have partnered to support the participation of ten innovative Wisconsin companies in the first China International Import Expo (CIIE),… Read More

Foxconn taking 10 Wisconsin companies to China International Import Expo

Foxconn taking 10 Wisconsin companies to China International Import Expo Event expected to draw 150,000 attendees Posted by Arthur Thomas from BizTimes on October 31, 2018 Foxconn Technology Group is taking 10 Wisconsin companies to the first China International Import Expo scheduled to begin Monday and run through Nov. 10 in Shanghai. The expo, announced… Read More