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.
Marquette Today: Surge Protector
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.
Business lessons learned from BizTimes Media’s 2022 Innovation + Entrepreneurship Forum
Representing Rapid Radicals Technology, Paige Peters received one of BizTimes Media’s innovation awards and shared her thoughts on developing a market-responsive technology.
Listen to ‘Water Women’ Podcast
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.
Rapid Radicals aims to improve wastewater treatment
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.
New Horizons: Rapid Radicals Technology
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.
Moxy: Water as a Vocation
Moxy, “the Voice of Women in Infrastructure,” added CTO Paige Peters to their list of ladies with the guts to effect positive change.
Rapid Radicals Technology: Saving the water
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.
Milwaukee water tech groups eye market-driven products amid climate change
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 Technology wins 2022 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest
Rapid Radicals Technology emerges as the grand prize winner of the 20th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Competition.
Tom Still: A steady flow of Wisconsin innovation may help ease water woes
Rapid Radicals Technology is one of three water tech companies that represented the advanced manufacturing category in the 20th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Competition.
Why fast-treated sewage matters to this Milwaukee water tech founder: The Pitch
Rapid Radicals Technology was featured in the Milwaukee Business Journal and Wisconsin Inno startup profile series, The Pitch.
Announcing the Winners of Our Women in Science Incentive Prize
Rapid Radicals Technology 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: Protecting our greatest asset
Rapid Radicals Technology discusses how they are determined to enact positive change for communities and the environment through the protection of our greatest asset, water.
Milwaukee startup Rapid Radicals lands $1M grant to develop high-speed wastewater treatment
Rapid Radicals Technology 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.
Milwaukee firms Novir and Rapid Radicals among Wisconsin Innovation Award winners
Rapid Radicals Technology won the People’s Choice Award at the 2021 Wisconsin Innovation Awards.
Announcing Imagine H2O’s 2021 Accelerator Cohort — The Latest Innovations in Water
Rapid Radicals is one of 11 companies from 5 countries selected to participate in the 2021 Imagine H2O Water Innovation Accelerator.
Paige Peters was interviewed in Wisconsin campaign
Rapid Radicals Technology Founder and CTO Paige Peters was interviewed for an alumnus profile as part of the Think-Make-Happen in Wisconsin campaign.
Paige Peters participated in a panel in the Innovation Pavilion at WEFTEC
Rapid Radicals Technology Founder and CTO Paige Peters participated in a panel in the Innovation Pavilion at WEFTEC (Chicago, IL) alongside fellow BREW 6 winners.
Paige Peters visits with US Senator Tammy Baldwin
Rapid Radicals Technology 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 Technology is awarded a grant
Rapid Radicals Technology 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 Technology Founder and CTO pitches to a room of water industry professionals
Rapid Radicals Technology 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 grant
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 Technology.
Paige Peters participates in Marquette University’s first TEDx event
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 Technology is accepted into the Water Council’s
Rapid Radicals Technology is accepted into the Water Council’s newest cohort for the BREW accelerator program for water tech companies.
Paige Peters shares her story
Rapid Radicals Technology 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 Technology is accepted into the Milwaukee site of the NSF I-Corps program
Rapid Radicals Technology 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.
Paige Peters discussing how her research prevents basement backups during storm events
2017 Marquette Engineer Magazine features Founder and CTO Paige Peters discussing how her research and Rapid Radicals Technology prevents basement backups during storm events.
Paige Peters Interview: ‘Radicalizing’ Wastewater Treatment One State at a Time
Rapid Radicals Technology Founder & CTO, Paige Peters, was interviewed by Women Tech Founders regarding her breakthrough discovery in the world of wastewater sanitation.
Grand Champion: National Science Foundation IUCRC Student Innovation Pitch Competition
Rapid Radicals Technology Founder & CTO, Paige Peters, walked away as the Grand Champion of the 2017 NSF IUCRC Student Innovation Pitch Competition.