The Water Council on Monday announced what it called a “groundbreaking commercialization initiative” aimed at bringing new innovations into the marketplace.

The ICE (innovation, commercialization and exchange) Institute will seek to match emerging technologies with manufacturers, utilities and the agricultural industry.

The project will serve as a technology-vetting program and is a partnership with the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. and the Alliance for Water Stewardship – North America. Read the full story here.