M-WERC Technology Innovation Update

Blog 2017-09-19 09:21:16

Since launching in 2009 sponsored research has remained one of the fundamental value propositions M-WERC provides. Often referred to as our Technology Innovation effort, the program has focused on pre-competitive research in which M-WERC industry research members partner with University members to jointly execute projects in areas aimed at applied research and development. 

Update on the Energy-Water Nexus Working Group

Blog 2017-09-14 09:41:42

Update on the Energy-Water Nexus Working Group

The Energy Water Nexus (EWN) Working Group is moving from planning to action. Leveraging a "focused and highly productive" meeting on August 24th, the group approved an action plan to be implemented by a small set of functionary committees. 

Update on M-WERC Smart Cities Working Group

Blog 2017-09-14 09:39:08

Update on M-WERC Smart Cities Working Group

A second version of a report detailing opportunities to expand Smart Cities activities in Milwaukee was just released. The updates to the report were informed by feedback gathered at the June 6th kick off meeting of M-WERC’s new Smart Cities Working Group, as well as subsequent surveying of participants. 

WERCBench Labs ESS Program begins

Blog 2017-09-05 09:45:46

WERCBench Labs ESS Program begins

Seven start-up companies with technologies ranging from nanogenerators used to charge low-power electronics - to solar power generation, were selected and started the 12 week ESS Program on August 29th with help from our volunteer professional instructors, coaches, and mentors. The program will conclude with the Demo Day presentations from each of the businesses on December 14th.  

IEE WG to Host Unique Conference

Blog 2017-08-10 11:26:21

“The Business Case for Industrial Energy Efficiency” on 9/21

The Industrial Energy Efficiency Working Group (IEE WG) will host a unique conference on September 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at M-WERC. The “The Business Case for Industrial Energy Efficiency” conference is designed to be a highly efficient, "one-stop" application oriented conference, for small to medium sized manufacturers.

M-WERC executives meet with officials from Germany

Blog 2017-07-17 12:53:36

In late June M-WERC's Jeff Anthony attended the German-American Chamber of Commerce Wind Energy Business Conference in Chicago.  M-WERC has partnered with GACC-Midwest on previous events and helped sponsor and promote this event last week. The event was organized to present an update on the wind energy industry in Germany and in the US to attendees. Presenters included companies and the wind energy trade associations from a number of countries, as well as the Fraunhoefer Institute and MISO.  

Upcoming Industrial Energy Efficiency event

Blog 2017-07-17 12:51:31

The M-WERC Industrial Energy Efficiency (IEE) Working Group is pleased to announce a unique conference on September 21, 2017. The conference called The Business Case for Industrial Energy Efficiency, is designed to be a highly efficient, one-stop application oriented conference. The event is targeted to owners, operations managers, engineering managers and purchasing managers of small to medium manufacturers.

Update on M-WERC smart cities initiative

Blog 2017-07-17 12:49:47

M-WERC launched a new working group on June 6, focusing on Smart Cities Technologies. The group focused on the Internet of Things, connectivity solutions, advanced sensors and big data as they start to transform how cities and municipalities provide a connected urban environment for their workers, residents, and visitors.

Regional Energy Water Nexus effort draws attention

Blog 2017-07-17 12:46:13

The Energy Water Nexus working group held their third meeting last week on June 23 at the M-WERC office.  

Partnership expands supply chain marketplace

Blog 2017-07-17 12:35:38

Recently, M-WERC partnered with The New North on developing Wisconsin Supply Chain initiative featuring a free new tool was rolled out to support growth strategies: The Wisconsin Supply Chain Marketplace.

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