News & Media

48 Articles in "Event News" or "WiSys Announcements"

Jul 9, 2018

WiSys selects UW-Green Bay student, UW-Platteville faculty as Innovators of the Year

Following a year of unprecedented innovation and research activity across the UW System, WiSys chose two innovators to receive the Carl E. Gulbrandsen Innovator of the Year award: UW-Green Bay student Sam Hunt and UW-Platteville Assistant Professor Dr. Gokul Gopalakrishnan.

May 29, 2018

$2,000 prize awarded to FreshEx in HATCH challenge

At the Kenosha HATCH Startup Competition, competitors had the opportunity to pitch a five minute presentation to a panel of judges in the hopes of receiving $2,000 to aid in the startup of their idea.

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.

May 16, 2018

Two UW teams compete in largest worldwide lean startup competition

At the International Business Model Competition (IBMC) only 36 teams in the world were given the opportunity to compete, and this year, two of those teams came from the University of Wisconsin System.

Apr 26, 2018

UW-Green Bay, UW-Whitewater, UW-Milwaukee students take home prizes in 2018 Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament

Twelve UW System student teams came together in Madison this spring to embody the future of entrepreneurship in Wisconsin.

Apr 23, 2018

UW System funds 11 faculty projects through Applied Research grant programs

Every year, WiSys collaborates with UW System Administration to offer two faculty grant programs geared toward applied research: the Applied Research Grant (ARG) and the Applied Research-WiSys Technology Grant (AR-WiTAG). This year, 11 projects were funded, totaling more than $450,000.