The Milwaukee-based Water Council is among the first 26
recipients of the 2014 Regional Innovation Strategies program
Innovation Strategies program is being run by the Departmentís
Economic Development Administrationís Office of Innovation and
It is a new
initiative designed to advance innovation and capacity-building
activities in regions across the country through three different
types of grants: i6 Challenge grants, Cluster Grants for Seed
Capital Funds, and Science and Research Park Development Grants.
Council received $71,625 under the Cluster for Seed Capital
Funds program. The grant will help to offset portions of the
initial marketing and legal costs associated with the launch of
The Water Councilís Water Seed Fund.
information about the Regional Innovation Strategies Program,
including a full list of the 2014 grant recipients, visit