Governor Scott Walker and WEDC Secretary and CEO Mark Hogan met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday to discuss future collaboration between Wisconsin and Israel as well as political and economic issues in the region.
Representatives from WEDC arrived in Israel Sunday for a weeklong trade mission to Israel aimed at increasing exports, encouraging continued foreign investment in Wisconsin and developing partnerships in the water technology sector.
Wisconsin’s presence at the U.S.’s largest water industry trade show this week highlighted the fast-paced growth and evolving sophistication of the sector. With several dozen Wisconsin companies exhibiting, as well as a booth representing Wisconsin’s entire water cluster of more than 200 companies, the state’s presence was strong on both numbers and substance: several educational […]
Due to rapid urban development and widespread use of impervious materials that prevent soil from absorbing rainwater, China is dealing with serious flooding problems. To address this issue, the Chinese government in 2015 launched its “sponge city” initiative in 16 cities, with a goal of upgrading urban infrastructure to allow for better retention and drainage, […]