Seven startups were selected to participate in the fourth cohort of the Midwest Energy Research Consortium’s WERCBench Labs accelerator, including Advanced Ionics.
The 12-week energy, power and controls-focused program began this week and culminates in a “Demo Day” with a $10,000 top prize.
WERCBench Labs is managed by the The Mid-West Energy Research Consortium.
The Consortium is focused on the growth and economic competitiveness of the Energy, Power & Control Industry cluster across the Midwest Region; consisting of the states of Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.
M-WERC helps drive the Midwest Region and the United States to be energy independent based on usage of innovative solutions tied to energy related activities such as; generation, transmission, distribution, storage, automation, power conversion and energy efficiency / conservation.
Read more about the announcement in this article.