Program Description: WERCBench Labs is a program focused on makers, entrepreneurs, scientists and programmers who share a passion for making things, currently enrolled in an immersive program led by a team of world-class mentors from June 8 to August 27. The program, driven by M-WERC will take place at the Energy Innovation Center in the Century City Tower in Milwaukee, Wisconsin - once home to Eaton Corporation’s world-renowned testing and production facility. WERCBench Labs and its team of entrepreneurs and engineers are excited to work with individuals and teams to help build amazing technologies and companies. M-WERC Staff and a team of more than 70 mentors are working with nine start-up teams from a variety of funding stages through a program to build products and scale their businesses.
The program will provide unparalleled access to high performance computing, rapid prototyping and small-scale production equipment. Don’t miss this chance to observe this ground-breaking program supported by more than 80 of our nation’s top research and technical colleges, universities and corporations through our connection with M-WERC.
Technology Sectors Supported: Energy Efficiency, Energy Storage, Green Buildings, Power Generation, Smart Grid
Geography Served: Midwest
Stage of Company Served: Early Stage - Idea/Proof of Concept, Funding/Sales, Prototyping
Program Tenure: 2017 years
Cost/Fees for Services/Equity Stake: $20,000 in state grants awarded to participants