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Aug 3, 2017

WSTS 2017 celebrates a decade of collaboration in UW System innovation

More than 250 University of Wisconsin innovators came together in Platteville for the 10th annual WSTS, a two-day symposium aimed at sparking collaboration between faculty, staff, students and industry partners across the state.

Jun 20, 2017

10th annual WSTS to celebrate statewide innovation, inspire collaboration at UW-Platteville

University of Wisconsin researchers, administrators, students and community members will all come together this summer in Platteville to celebrate the innovative and impactful work being done across the state.

May 10, 2017

WiSys Innovator helps paraplegic horseback riders gain independence

University of Wisconsin-River Falls student Shanna Burris is helping to put paraplegic horseback riders in the saddle.

May 8, 2017

WiSys Quick Pitch spreads to four University of Wisconsin campuses in third year

WiSys Technology Foundation recently completed a third year of hosting its annual WiSys Quick Pitch competition. The elevator pitch-style competition invites University of Wisconsin-System undergraduate researchers to present their research and its relevance in a  three-minute pitch.

May 8, 2017

UW-Platteville students’ innovative ideas showcased at WiSys Prototype Hackathon

The second annual WiSys Prototype Hackathon at UW-Platteville brought together administrators, business leaders and community members as eight student teams of various academic interests presented their ideas for prototypes that could solve an existing problem.

Mar 31, 2017

Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament gives student entrepreneurs opportunity to win up to $54,000 for their business ideas

This year, WiSys Technology Foundation partnered with the UW-Extension to expand and enhance the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament (WBIT), a UW System student entrepreneurship competition where the winner goes on to compete on an international stage. The competition will be held April 22 at the Discovery Building in Madison and is open to the public.

Aug 19, 2016

WiSys Ambassador program grows to 21 ambassadors across 10 comprehensive campuses

The newest class of WiSys Ambassadors, a record-setting 22 students, will work throughout the year to enhance WiSys’ connections with the research community on 10 of the regional comprehensive UW System campuses.