BREW Corporate connects freshwater technology startups with committed funding from corporations looking to fast track innovative solutions to their water-related challenges.
BREW Corporate is an expansion of the BREW Accelerator program developed by The Water Council (TWC). BREW Corporate offers participants the same framework, funding and access to resources as the BREW but with pre-existing interest and committed funding from a corporate partner. BREW Corporate is designed to solicit viable technical solutions for specific real-world challenges that have been identified and outlined by the funding corporation. The funding corporation, along with coaches and technical advisors, will help optimize each winners’ business model, speed up its technology’s commercialization and directly support the startup’s entry into the marketplace. As with all TWC competitions, potential BREW Corporate participants can submit their applications through WaterTechHub.com.
“We would not have found this specific technology company without the help of The Water Council.”
–Bob Heideman, SVP Corporate Technology, A.O. Smith
BREW Corporate: Powered by A. O. Smith Corporation
As a founding Member of The Water Council, A. O. Smith Corporation has been a rigorous supporter in the development of Milwaukee’s World Water Hub. A. O. Smith is a renewing corporate partner, to host another global competition round for innovative water-related technologies in the areas of water treatment and water heating, sensors and IoT, machine learning and artificial intelligence. Participants will gain exclusive access to A. O. Smith’s product engineering labs and top tier mentoring from the company’s senior-level engineers, plus much more.
POW! emPowering Opportunities in Water
Led by Veolia Water North America, POW! offers a special opportunity for innovators and social entrepreneurs to fast-track water-related ideas while connecting with Veolia experts and water industry influencers who can directly support your company’s services, products or ideas. POW! applicants must address one of the following challenges or opportunities in the water sector: smart data technologies, resilience and sustainable water management, watershed management, and disruptive water innovation.
Director of Innovation