Already convening the highest concentration of companies focused on water technology in the nation, the Milwaukee cluster will utilize $545,892 in SBA funding to establish a Center of Excellence for Freshwater Innovation and Small Business Development. Co-located in the recently launched Global Water Center, the Center of Excellence will provide a myriad of small business services, including technology transfer, counseling, acceleration and mentorship.

U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet today announced the SBA’s support of the four new Regional Innovation Clusters, adding to its portfolio of regional innovation networks across the country.

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