Creating a Borderless Water Hub

Since mid-2014, The Water Council has amped up efforts to create a borderless international innovation network to promote the sharing of water solutions among technology clusters worldwide. Working behind the scenes to secure strategic partnerships with other leading international water technology clusters in Leeuwarden, Netherlands and Montpellier, France, has set the stage for the creation of a… Read More

The Water Council Receives Cluster Grant Under the U.S. Commerce Department’s Regional Innovation Strategies Program

The Water Council Receives Cluster Grant Under the U.S. Commerce Department’s Regional Innovation Strategies Program [Milwaukee, WI] —U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced that The Water Council is among the first 26 recipients of the 2014 Regional Innovation Strategies program grants. The Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) program, which is being run by the… Read More

U.S. Small Business Administration selects The Water Council for Regional Innovation Cluster Award

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 30 – U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced today that The Water Council has been selected as one of four new Regional Innovation Cluster awardees, adding to its portfolio of high-performing regional innovation networks across the country. These cluster initiatives focus on the most effective approaches to linking small businesses… Read More

Small Business, Big Investment: JPMorgan Chase & Co. Announces $30 Million to Help Entrepreneur Networks

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 22, 2014 – JPMorgan Chase & Co. today launched Small Business ForwardSM, a five-year, $30 million grant program to boost small business support networks that help growing enterprises in specific industries. Small Business Forward connects entrepreneurs with critical resources to help their businesses grow, create jobs and strengthen communities. Small businesses can… Read More

Delta Sky Magazine Features Milwaukee Water

Milwaukee’s water cluster and The Water Council are currently featured in Delta Sky Magazine, the on-board publication found on all Delta Airline flights. The article, entitled “Conserving Water with Blue Tech” describes the plight of the California drought that has plagued the west coast since 2012. Depending on whom you ask, it goes on to… Read More