Marquette University and Rapid Radicals unveiled a pilot system designed to help treat wastewater and prevent sewer overflows.
UWM NPR: Rapid Radicals says there's a faster way to treat wastewater, begins pilot program in Milwaukee
Rapid Radicals’s pilot test in Milwaukee aims to reduce the harm done when combined sewer overflows are released into Lake Michigan and local rivers.
Spectrum News: Startup company teams up with MMSD and Marquette University to treat wastewater faster
Rapid Radicals is looking to speed up the process of treating wastewater as a way to counteract sewage overflow issues during heavy rain in the Milwaukee region.
Milwaukee-based startup Rapid Radicals has reached the next milestone in commercializing its proprietary wastewater treatment technology.
Rapid Radicals has been selected to participate in Imagine H2O’s Urban Water Challenge Cohort V. This program will unlock pilot funding, insight, and visibility to launch and scale our high-rate, decentralized wastewater treatment system.
Paige Peters’ born-at-Marquette technology treats storm and sewage water 20 times faster than normal, helping utilities prevent hazardous basement backups and overflows into surface waterways.
Representing Rapid Radicals, Paige Peters received one of BizTimes Media’s innovation awards and shared her thoughts on developing a market-responsive technology.
Got 19 minutes? Learn about the water crisis and how innovative women are fighting back. Paige Peters treats wastewater at lightning speed while Brittany Kendrick pulls moisture from the sky.
Ashley Smart of the BizTimes tours Rapid Radicals’ pilot facility at the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewer District’s South Shore Water Reclamation Facility in Oak Creek, WI.
Beverley Ferrara, European Representative at The Water Council, spoke with founder and CTO Paige Peters and CEO Dylan Waldhuetter about their plans for growth, the challenges of penetrating new markets, and the value of connections.
To learn more about how the Rapid Radicals team took an idea and made a business out of it, take a look at the Center for Technology Commercialization’s client success page.
CTO Paige Peters and panelists discuss the state of water innovation and market-driven water technologies at UWM’s Innovation Accelerator hosted by the Wisconsin Technology Council.
Rapid Radicals is one of three water tech companies that represented the advanced manufacturing category in the 20th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Competition.
Rapid Radicals Founder and CTO, Paige Peters, was awarded the Women In Science Incentive Prize by The Story Exchange, a nonprofit organization dedicated to elevating women’s voices.
Rapid Radicals discusses how they are determined to enact positive change for communities and the environment through the protection of our greatest asset, water.
Rapid Radicals is awarded nearly $1 million in federal grant funding through the National Science Foundation’s Small Business Innovation Research program to continue developing and scaling its technology.
Rapid Radicals is one of 11 companies from 5 countries selected to participate in the 2021 Imagine H2O Water Innovation Accelerator.
Rapid Radicals Founder and CTO Paige Peters participated in a panel in the Innovation Pavilion at WEFTEC (Chicago, IL) alongside fellow BREW 6 winners.
Rapid Radicals Founder and CTO Paige Peters visits with US Senator Tammy Baldwin and other water sector professionals to discuss policy issues related to water and Wisconsin.
Rapid Radicals is awarded a $224,953 grant through the National Science Foundation’s Small Business Innovation Research/Technology Transfer program to continue technology pilot plant operation and optimization.
Rapid Radicals Founder and CTO pitches to a room of water industry professionals and investors to close out the BREW 6 accelerator program.
Marquette University is awarded a $273,869 grant from Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District to pilot the Rapid Radicals treatment system which will be consulted on by Rapid Radicals.
Founder and CTO Paige Peters participates in Marquette University’s first TEDx event in March 2019 to discuss the importance of solving water issues around the globe.
Rapid Radicals Founder and CTO Paige Peters shares her story with the Wisconsin Center for Technology Commercialization of integrating entrepreneurship into her graduate research studies to further her impact on environmental and public health.
Rapid Radicals is accepted into the Milwaukee site of the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program to begin four weeks of customer discovery and market validation of the Rapid Radicals treatment system.
2017 Marquette Engineer Magazine features Founder and CTO Paige Peters discussing how her research and Rapid Radicals prevents basement backups during storm events.
Rapid Radicals Founder & CTO, Paige Peters, was interviewed by Women Tech Founders regarding her breakthrough discovery in the world of wastewater sanitation.
Rapid Radicals Founder & CTO, Paige Peters, walked away as the Grand Champion of the 2017 NSF IUCRC Student Innovation Pitch Competition.