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Op-Ed: Wisconsin, Israel work together to bolster water technology hubs

November 17, 2017

Wisconsin is a state in the middle of the U.S. bordered by two of the world’s largest lakes, and Israel is a country that is 60 percent desert. So what were we, the Governor of Wisconsin and the Consul General of Israel to the Midwest, doing together thousands of miles away from our offices? Working on water. Read More

Biohealth entrepreneurs: Experts on federal grants convening in Milwaukee

October 17, 2017

Experts who have valuable insights for tapping into America's largest biohealth entrepreneurial seed fund will gather in Milwaukee Nov. 7-9. Read More

Export Development Grant Program can lead to international success

October 02, 2017

To date, the M7 Export Development Grant Program has provided just more than $276,000 to 69 companies to assist them in growing their export business. Read More

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Five state businesses named finalists in Wisconsin’s Main Street Makeover Contest

December 13, 2017

Five Wisconsin Main Street businesses throughout the state have been named finalists in the WEDC’s Main Street Makeover Contest and have a chance to win up to $10,000 in upgrades for their storefront. Read More

UWM awarded $900,000 state grant to support Connected Systems Institute

December 11, 2017

WEDC has awarded a $900,000 grant to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to support UWM’s new Connected Systems Institute (CSI). Read More

WEDC, UW System name talent initiatives director

December 07, 2017

WEDC and the University of Wisconsin System has announced that Rebecca Deschane has been named talent initiatives director, a new position that will lead and coordinate statewide efforts to attract and retain talent for both organizations. Read More

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