BREW Accelerator Seeking Next Big Water Technology Idea


Globally recognized research hub The Water Council is currently seeking applications for the next round of their BREW (Business. Research. Entrepreneurship. In Wisconsin.) accelerator program. The program seeks out the most innovative and impactful water technology ideas and projects, and helps hone business ideas, improve strategy and launch companies. BREW participants receive funding, business training
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“The availability of water that is both fresh and pure is one of the major issues facing the world today.” That’s according to a briefing paper from the United Nations and the Milwaukee 7 Water Council Global Compact Project. One entrepreneurial environmental engineer in Wisconsin is responding to the water crisis with his exclusive testing

The Water Council was recently featured in WaterWorld Magazine, recognizing its Global Water Center (GWC) in Milwaukee as a global hub for water research. The article, “Inciting Inspiration: Milwaukee Global Water Center Provides Research, Accelerator Platform for Existing, Emerging Companies,” discussed the resources available at the GWC to assist groundbreaking research and discovery for new […]


The Water Council, based in Milwaukee, continues to gain national attention for its innovative water research. Recently, CNN interviewed Dean Amhaus, president and CEO of The Water Council, for the article, “Drought-Ravaged California Turns to Tech for Help.” Amhaus shares how the research taking place at The Water Council can assist locations, such as California, […]


The BREW, formerly the Global Freshwater Seed Accelerator, is launching Round II of the program. The application process opened March 4, and accepts entries through April 4 at 11:59 p.m. (CST). Up to six winners will be selected by June 16, 2014, to participate in Round II beginning in September. The BREW, the first-of-its-kind accelerator for […]

You’ve probably noticed we’re getting some attention for the entrepreneurs and organizations that are supporting our startup community, such as Capital Entrepreneurs and Startup Milwaukee. We are also getting media attention for the programs and resources that are available for Wisconsin entrepreneurs and investors. Recently, representatives from PitchBook made a stop in our great state to […]