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The Wisconsin Center for Commercialization Resources connects individuals and groups with the resources they need to support their technology commercialization and business development efforts. Our supporting partners include:

WCCR Partner BizStarts
BizStarts Milwaukee Mission is to create a vibrant, innovative and prosperous entrepreneurial business climate in the M7 region by inspiring, nurturing, connecting and celebrating entrepreneurs and their companies.

Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
WCCR Partner Clinical and Translational Science Institute
A new era of collaboration began in Milwaukee as the National Institutes of Health awarded a $20 million grant to the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin, representing a consortium of eight Milwaukee institutions dedicated to transforming the biomedical research enterprise in southeast Wisconsin to advance patient care and education. The eight member organizations are the Medical College, Marquette University, the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE), the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), the BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital and Health System, Froedtert Hospital and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center. The award gives consortium members the opportunity to share each other’s research resources, technology, knowledge and expertise to work toward common goals in health care. Collaborators may seek adjunct faculty appointments at partnering colleges or universities.

Wisconsin Energy Research Consortium (WERC)
WCCR Partner Wisconsin Energy Research Consortium
WERC combines Industry and the power of Wisconsin’s top Engineering Research Universities and Technical Colleges to provide cutting-edge consulting, research, workforce development and industry expansion. Additionally, WERC harnesses our leading University resources to support our Member companies, develop new companies and expand Wisconsin’s Energy, Power and Control (EPC) Industry.

The Milwaukee Water Council
WCCR Partner Milwaukee Water Council
Created by leaders in both business and education, the Water Council is convening the region’s existing water companies and research clusters, developing education programs to train our talent, and building partnerships that cut across all sectors and geographic boundaries. Our accomplishments to date are helping to write a compelling story to tell the world.

Milwaukee 7 (M7)
WCCR Partner Milwaukee 7
The Milwaukee 7, launched in September 2005, was formed to create a regional, cooperative economic development platform for the seven counties of southeastern Wisconsin: Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha. Its mission is to attract, retain and grow diverse businesses and talent.