Dept. of Commerce: Gov. Doyle Announces Wisconsin Trade Program Grant

Tony Hozeny, 608/267-9661

MADISON – Gov. Jim Doyle announced today that AD-TECH Medical Instruments, Racine, Racine County, has received a $5,000 Wisconsin Trade Project Program grant. AD-TECH Medical Instruments is a high-technology medical device company.

“My Grow Wisconsin plan calls for expanding Wisconsin’s international trade market for small businesses,” Gov. Doyle said. “I am pleased that AD-TECH Medical Instruments will use this funding to look for opportunities in the Southeast Asian trade market.”

AD-TECH Medical Instruments will be attending the 5th Asian and Oceanian Epilepsy Congress in Bangkok, Thailand from Aug. 28-31. The company is an international manufacturer of surgical and medical instruments, including neurological electrodes and accessories.

The Wisconsin Trade Project Program provides individual grants of up to $5,000 to reimburse small Wisconsin companies for expenses incurred while attending an international trade show, such as booth rental, product literature translations, or displays. High-tech companies can also receive a grant to attend a trade show held in the United States that has international attendees. The program does not pay for travel, lodging, or related costs. Wisconsin companies with annual sales under $25 million are eligible for the program.

For more information, contact Lou Janowski, Commerce, at 608/266-0393.