About WPI

The Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI) – www.wispro.org – is Wisconsin’s APEX Accelerator, operated under the Department of Defense (DoD), Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) with a mission to assist Wisconsin businesses compete in the government markets – to work with existing and new business to strengthen the defense and government industrial base by accelerating innovation, fostering ingenuity, and establishing resilient and diverse supply chains.

WPI is celebrating 37 years of service to all of Wisconsin’s 72 Wisconsin counties. Last year WPI provided technical assistance to 1300+ active clients, added 900+ new clients, hosted / participated in 100+ webinars, workshops and conferences and was credited with assisting clients receive over $1.9 billion in contract awards.

The Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI) serves as Wisconsin’s APEX Accelerator. The APEX Accelerator is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Department of Defense. WPI is also funded in part by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC). The content of any written materials or verbal communications of the APEX Accelerator does not necessarily reflect the official views of or imply endorsement by our funders.