World-CLASS FRESHWATER seed accelerator

Launched in 2013 by The Water Council, the BREW (Business – Research – Entrepreneurship – in Wisconsin) Accelerator unleashes water innovation by funding water technology startups from around the world with commercialization potential. This accelerator pairs a unique water-focused startup community with skilled resources of Milwaukee’s world water hub to help entrepreneurs accelerate results, inspire action to create further opportunity, and disrupt the status quo.

BREW Corporate

An expansion of the BREW, partners with global corporations, including Veolia and A. O. Smith Corporation, looking for new technologies to solve a specific challenge. By combining funding with access to executive-level mentors, corporate R&D, and intensive business training, BREW Corporate accelerates the development of high-caliber startups. Startups compete in a challenge revolving around specific areas of interest identified by each corporation and those who show the highest likelihood of solving the challenge are selected for the program.. Learn More

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Recent BREW Success Stories

EBS & MICROBE DETECTIVES PARTNER TO IMPROVE WASTEWATER PERFORMANCE IN FOOD, CHEMICAL, PAPER AND PETROLEUM INDUSTRIES

January 9, 2017

Environmental Business Specialists, LLC (EBS), a Louisiana-based independent wastewater consulting and training company, and Microbe Detectives LLC, a Wisconsin-based pioneer in metagenomic services, announce multi-year partnership. Read more

LUMINULTRA® & MICROBE DETECTIVES ADVANCE MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGICAL CONTROL SOLUTIONS IN WATER & WASTEWATER

June 9, 2016

LuminUltra, innovator in microbiological monitoring and control solutions, and Microbe Detectives LLC, pioneer in applied metagenomics services for water and wastewater systems, announce a multi-year partnership. Read more

NANO GAS TECHNOLOGIES TURNS FIELD DEMONSTRATIONS INTO FIRST CUSTOMER

May 19, 2016

Nano Gas Technologies, Inc. announces its first contract customer for its revolutionary oil recovery technology with Permian Disposal Services, Seminole, TX. Read more

WELLNTELL WINS BIZTIMES I.Q. AWARD FOR INNOVATION

May 17, 2016

With Wellntel, users can see day-to-day what’s happening with their groundwater – if the well and pump are running as they should or if they need attention from an expert. Read more

AFTER TWO YEARS APART, STARTUPS STEMHERO AND METERHERO REUNITE

May 1, 2016

It’s rare that a spinoff company ends up buying its parent. But that’s what happened with STEMhero and MeterHero, two software startups born in Milwaukee and recently rejoined. Read more

DOW INVESTS IN OXYMEM’S WASTEWATER TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY

April 13, 2016

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), announced its investment in OxyMem Ltd. The investment will accelerate the commercialisation of OxyMem’s promising wastewater treatment technology – the Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor (MABR). Read more

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