NEWS & EVENTS
CONFLUENCE WINS THE NATIONAL 2017 FLC
MIDWEST STATE AND LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AWARD
Regional Water Technology Innovation Cluster Receives Federal Laboratory Consortium’s Highest Honor for Successful Partnership Initiative
Cincinnati, OH (August 25, 2017) – Confluence, the water technology innovation cluster in the Ohio River Valley Region, is the winner of the 2017 Federal Laboratory Consortium for Tech Transfer's Midwest Regional State and Local Economic Development Award. The award, one of FLC’s highest honors, recognizes successful initiatives that involve partnership between state or local economic development groups and federal laboratories.
Confluence partners with colleagues at the US EPA Breidenbach Research Laboratory to identify technological innovation and private sector research partners. Confluence leverages its geographic concentration of interconnected large and small businesses, utilities, universities, local/regional governments, entrepreneurs and investors to attract, develop and commercialize cutting-edge water technology and promote investment.
The Confluence/US EPA team will be honored at the 2017 FLC Midwest and Southeast Regional Awards Ceremony Luncheon in Cincinnati on April 29 at the Cincinnati Art Museum.
Confluence, water technology innovation cluster, is a 501(c)(3). Confluence works to identify, test, develop and commercialize innovative water technologies to solve environmental challenges, spur economic development and create jobs. For more information on Confluence, please visit www.watercluster.org.