From WisBusiness.com … — AquaMetals is bringing continuous, real-time data to the metal waste prevention industry.
The Wisconsin-based advanced manufacturing company has made it possible for businesses to control chemical treatment of toxic metals in real time, while monitoring the risk for pollution. President Bruce Bathurst and partner Tom Dougherty created the company in 2016 to help control and measure the concentration of heavy metals in flowing water.
NSF I-Corps Milwaukee site Director and UW-Milwaukee Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Ilya Avdeev, was recently awarded $600,000 from the National Science Foundation for his Milwaukee Water-Energy Nexus Education Initiative.
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While many large corporations have launched internal programs to enhance their energy efficiencies and environmental sustainability, most smaller companies do not have the same internal resources and often miss out on the revenue-saving opportunities sustainability can provide.
UWM has become an academic partner in a National Science Foundation research center that’s developing improvements in how Americans will access energy in the near future. It could even lead to lower energy bills.
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The UWM Research Foundation held our annual Partners Reception to celebrate UWM faculty, staff, and students, as well as our local community business leaders and partners that make our mission possible.
By: Laura Otto
As the Korean city of Daegu works to establish itself as an economic water cluster, a film crew from the Korean Broadcasting System recently completed a documentary about fostering new water technology – and devoted 10 minutes of its show to activities in Milwaukee.
The Milwaukee I-Corps Program kicks off its Winter 2018 cohort with eight innovative teams. Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corps Program, the Southeastern Wisconsin I-Corps Site fosters commercialization of applied academic research and faculty/student innovation; build an innovation/commercialization network that supports faculty and/or student ventures; and broaden the pool of students and faculty fluent in Lean LaunchPad (LLP) methodology.