Economic Development News in Wisconsin

Celebrating Wisconsin’s success

The WIsconsinBiz publication highlights success stories that illustrate how companies, communities and people are making a positive impact on Wisconsin’s growing economy.

Fab lab grants to Wisconsin schools aim to fill technical talent pipeline

Twenty-one school districts around Wisconsin have received grants to support fab lab construction in their districts.


STEM field graduates growing in numbers

The increasing number of degrees being granted by the UW System in STEM fields is a promising trend for the state’s talent pipeline.


Trade ventures provide an opportunity for business growth

Save the date for WEDC’s 2017-’18 global trade ventures. 


Making Wisconsin a destination for young professionals

Efforts such as YPWeek and the Think-Make-Happen initiative are helping boost Wiscoinsin’s reputation, as well as helping employers attract and keep Millennials. 

Get the latest information on resources to help your business, community and clients grow, start up, expand or relocate in Wisconsin with WEDC’s e-newsletters.

Wisconsin’s downtowns honored

The 26th Wisconsin Main Street Awards honored the state’s best downtown revitalization projects of 2016. 


Company success story: Silatronix

The Madison-based company is commercializing technology that doubles a battery’s life cycle.


Wisconsin draws site selector conference

The consultants, who specialize in helping companies make location decisions, will come to Madison for the LiveXchange conference in May 2018.


FAQ: Idle Sites Redevelopment Program

Four new sites around the state are receiving grants under the program this year.

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