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File #: 121138    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Placed On File
File created: 11/27/2012 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 12/17/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution designating the Milwaukee Institute as a high-capacity computing resource advisor to the City and as a technical advisor to the City for economic development.
Sponsors: ALD. ZIELINSKI
Indexes: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS
Attachments: 1. Milwaukee Institue - About Us, 2. Milwaukee Institute Officers and Board of Directors, 3. Milwaukee Institute FAQ, 4. Milwaukee Institute shares its vision for a cyber future - MJSOnline - 03-11-2010
Number
121138
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. ZIELINSKI
Title
Substitute resolution designating the Milwaukee Institute as a high-capacity computing resource advisor to the City and as a technical advisor to the City for economic development.
Analysis
This resolution designates the nonprofit Milwaukee Institute as the official high-capacity computing resource advisor to the City. The Milwaukee Institute shall also act in an advisory role on technology-related economic development matters.
Body
Whereas, The nonprofit Milwaukee Institute was founded December of 2007, with initial funding provided by Milwaukee technology companies to encourage the formation of a research and technology development community in the region; and

Whereas, The Milwaukee Institute seeks to create a world-class regional computing “grid” comprised of high-performance computer, communications, and data management resources, a suite of shared scientific and engineering applications, including interactive web-based collaboration services, all supported by technical personnel with infrastructure- and domain-specific hardware and software expertise; and

Whereas, The Milwaukee Institute promotes and supports the creation, use, development and retention of technical computing resources in Milwaukee by developing programs and approaches that stimulate innovation and entrepreneurial activity; and

Whereas, The policy initiatives of the Milwaukee Institute foster the development of strategies and long-range plans for creation of a collaborative computational infrastructure in the region and encourage improvements in that infrastructure in support of regional high technology research programs; and

Whereas, The Milwaukee Institute is an independent research, education and public policy organization whose goal is to provide world-class computing, communications, and collaboration facilities in support of economic development through scientific engineering and technology lea...

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