Economic Development

We’re in the business of growing Wisconsin’s economy. That’s why you’ll find us partnering with employers and industry leaders in every corner of our state—strengthening our economy by offering workforce training and business expertise, creating jobs, and applying our research and resources where they’re needed most.

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IMPACT STORIES SUBMITTED 32

See how our institutions are investing in economic development throughout Wisconsin:


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Kim F

In 2016, the Brown County UW-Extension office, via Allyson Watson, partnered with local communities to host a Teleconference series offered by the UW-Extension Local Government Center in cooperation with APA-WI.


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Kristen F

Our consulting firm is working on revitalizing downtown Pulaski, WI.


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Sid S

The village of Webster, Wisconsin was under-served for Internet connectivity, speed, and reliability. With the help from Mike Kornmann of the Burnett County UW-Extension we (sirentel.com) applied for a Wis.


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Matt K

Brown County Parks began the process of updating its 5-year comprehensive park plan last year, and we enlisted the help of Allyson Watson with the Brown County UW-Extension office.


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Mike M

Our Brown County Community & Economic Development Educator, Allyson Watson, was a critical team member as we developed our 10-year Land and Water Resource Management Plan.


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Sue B

Wrightstown is a small Village on the Fox River, ideally situated 20 minutes from Appleton and Green Bay. When Allyson Watson appeared before our Village Board and offered her services, we could not believe our good fortune.


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Eric H

The Center for Technology Commercialization has been an invaluable resource in helping us secure SBIR grant funds for our health technology start-up. In particular, the SBIR Advance program provided both funds and coaching to support development of our commercialization strategy.


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Mary Lou N

Economic Development in small towns is always a challenge as we can't possibly compete with the large communities in several aspects. However small towns and the businesses we support are an important part of our community.


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Ian G

I recently started my own small business creating mobile apps. After two years, I can now call myself an Android Application Developer. I attribute my success to a strong partnership developed with several UW-Extension Agriculture Agents.


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