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A bureau within the U.S. Department of Commerce
OIE Background

Office of Innovation and
Entrepreneurship (OIE)

Innovation Alliance


Seattle, Washington

Project Name

Clean Water Innovation Initiative (CWII)



Award Amount

$500,000 for Clean Water Innovation Initiative (CWII)

This EDA investment will fund the development of the Clear Water Innovation Initiative (CWII) to support entrepreneurial business enterprises that focus on clean water products and services. The initiative, led by Innovation Alliance, will create a proof of concept center, virtual cloud-based network of water industry incubators and clusters across the U.S., and an early seed fund to finance entrepreneurial start-ups in the Puget Sound region.