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Husband and wife team Jim and Teresa Maerzke recently launched a special campaign aimed at providing injured veterans with their technology for a new, "pain-free" wheelchair.
The WiSys Technology Foundation Board of Trustees and Advisory Committee met at UW-River Falls in October for their biannual meetings and a luncheon to celebrate research and scholarly activity at the university.
WiSys saw a record number- 61- of disclosures from UW System innovators last fiscal year. We also rounded out our Regional Associate team, with offices on each of the 11 regional comprehensive campuses, allowing us to focus even more on campus involvement through competitions, workshops and forums. You can read all about our outstanding year in WiSys' 2015-16 Annual Report.
Every year, WiSys collaborates with UW System Administration to offer three faculty grant programs: the Applied Research Grant (ARG), Applied Research-WiSys Technology Grant (AR-WiTAG) and Prototype Development Fund (PDF). This year, 12 projects were funded, totaling more than $515,000.
WiSys Technology Foundation has partnered with the UW-Extension to expand and enhance the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament, a UW System undergraduate entrepreneurship competition.
WiSys launched its Regional Associate program in October 2014. Now, two years later and with a complete team of Regional Associates, the program is showing a profound impact on WiSys' activity.
Gov. Scott Walker suggested in a recent Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon that massive UW System budget cuts may be ending.
In a recent column in the Wisconsin State Journal, Wisconsin Technology Council President Tom Still outlined many of Carl Gulbrandsen's innovations and accomplishments over 16 years with WARF.
Time is running out to register for the ninth annual Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium, this year’s signature networking event for UW researchers, students and industry.
VibeTech, a WiSys startup, was founded by Jeff Leismer, who discovered vibrations can not only stimulate bone growth, but also strengthen weak muscles.