POLICIES THAT DRIVE BUSINESS GROWTH
In Wisconsin®, we’ve created policies that advance emerging industries and allow businesses to compete nationally and globally. From a business-friendly tax approach and minority business funding to training grants and tort reform, we’re creating an environment that spurs investment and instills confidence in the future. With a balanced budget and a fully funded pension system, we understand the importance of fiscal responsibility in helping business owners expand their operations in Wisconsin.
We’re preparing our workforce for the jobs of today and tomorrow by creating experts in the fields where Wisconsin has an existing or emerging competitive advantage. Our significant investment in workforce development ensures that workers in Wisconsin are ready to do the jobs that drive your business.
With this “can-do” spirit, Wisconsin is poised to lead new industry advancements in such pivotal industries as biohealth, water technology, energy, food production and manufacturing, among others. Our unique blend of public-private partnerships across industry, government and academia come together to MAKE remarkable HAPPEN in Wisconsin.
HOW WE RANK
Wisconsin is consistently ranked at the top, from tax policies and industry development to business growth and funding.
6thHighest R&D Funding for a University
Top 10Manufacturing State
Top 10Best State for Business Regulatory Environments
Wisconsin school districts encouraged to apply for Fab Labs Grants
WEDC is now accepting applications for the fifth year of its Fabrication Laboratories (Fab Labs) Grant Program, which provides funding to help public schools build or expand fab labs. Read More
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Generac expanding Wisconsin operations
Energy technology solutions leader positions itself for rapid growth Read More
Supporting Wisconsin’s entrepreneurial spirit
A new grant program will allow the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) to fund organizations creating innovative new programs to support entrepreneurs. Read More
WEDC aid allows historic renovations to move forward
A trio of properties in Columbus’ Downtown Historic District are being renovated with help from a $250,000 Community Development Investment Grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC). Read More
MY WISCONSIN STORY
Our residents are some of the happiest and most ambitious people in the nation—but don’t just take our word for it. Take theirs.
“Wisconsin helped us find the site that we were looking for after we gave them the criteria we were looking for and a location we wanted. They brought us and introduced us to the area, showing us this industrial park, which right away we fell in love with.”View All Stories