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On the heels of Water Summit 2014, The Water Council announces plans to launch The Water Collaborative Innovation Platform through a partnership with School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, innovationExchange, and inno360. This partnership will rapidly expand Milwaukee’s global presence in water innovation and leadership by harnessing the power of today’s most advanced collaborative innovation technologies… Continue reading

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Water Summit 2014 – Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Sustainability

Water Summit 2014: Thriving in the Global Water Economy is quickly approaching, in less than three weeks Milwaukee will be host to some of the world’s most esteemed water professionals, researchers, scientists, and policy makers June 18-19. We will be … Continue reading

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This week’s edition of the Global Freshwater Seed Accelerator Spotlight Series finds us talking with Gaelle Burges, of Vegetal i.D. manager of the North American operations of a larger, French company, Le Prieuré, which has been in the green-roof business … Continue reading

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Milwaukee Water Week Concludes

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The events of Milwaukee Water Week have officially concluded here in our lovely city, but innovation continues to flow within the doors of the Global Water Center. Thank you to everyone that participated at the many events that took place … Continue reading

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Milwaukee Water Week 2013

Milwaukee Water Week is less than 2 weeks away! Additionally, this means that the culmination of Milwaukee Water Week events, Innovation Flows, the grand opening celebration of the Global Water Center, is also right around the corner. There is still … Continue reading

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Global Freshwater Seed Accelerator to bring water technology startups to Wisconsin

 The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation  (WEDC), in partnership with The Water Council, announced today that four freshwater technology startups have been selected to participate in a first-of-its-kind Global Freshwater Seed Accelerator Program. The companies include Microbe Detectives (Madison), Vegetal i.D. … Continue reading

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Area Universities Receive Grant for Entrepreneurial Coalition

It was recently announced that UW–Milwaukee, Marquette University, Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE), UW–Whitewater and UW–Parkside have received a five-year, $1 million matching grant from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to encourage entrepreneurs and start-ups. The five schools have come together to … Continue reading

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Advanced Chemical Buys Franklin Building, Partners With UWM Professor

There’s nothing The Water Council loves more than reading stories in the news that perfectly mirror our mission to grow the regional water cluster. Whether it’s news of a local high school winning a robotics competition, one of our founding members reporting … Continue reading

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Water Research Wednesday: Dr. Peter Geissinger

Dr. Peter Geissinger is an Associate Professor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Geissinger’s research interests are the investigation of internal electric fields in condensed systems using high- resolution laser spectroscopy as well as the application of fiber-optic sensor technologies for environmental monitoring. – … Continue reading

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Water Research Wednesday: Dr. Nancy Frank

Dr. Nancy Frank is an Associate Professor in the Urban Planning department at UW-Milwaukee. Dr. Frank’s areas of interest include policy issues related to water, land use, brownfield redevelopment, urban green space, and climate change. She also serves as editor of WAPA News, the … Continue reading

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