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Jun 8, 2018

WiSys welcomes Brian Walsh as new Regional Associate for northeastern University of Wisconsin comprehensive campuses

Following the conclusion of a 15-month assignment as a Biotechnology Commercialization Specialist at a research center in Guadalajara, Mexico, Brian Walsh will be the newest addition to the WiSys staff as the Regional Associate for northeastern Wisconsin campuses. 

May 29, 2018

Third annual WiSys Prototype Hackathon exhibits students' inventive ideas

21 UW-Platteville students across nine different teams implemented their critical and creative thinking skills into the development and demonstration of a commercially relevant prototype this April.

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.

Aug 1, 2017

Apple, Inc. to pay WARF $506 million for patent infringement

U.S. District Court Judge William Conley ordered technology giant Apple, Inc. last week to pay $506 million to the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation for patent infringement.

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 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.