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23 Articles in "WiSys Announcements"

Jan 3, 2017

WiSys Innovators launch crowdfunding efforts to supply pain-free wheelchairs to veterans

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.

Oct 26, 2016

UW-River Falls hosts WiSys Board meeting and luncheon

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.

Oct 24, 2016

WiSys 2015-16 Annual Report

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.

Oct 24, 2016

UW System funds 12 faculty projects through Applied Research grant programs

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.

Oct 24, 2016

WiSys partners with UW-Extension to grow Big Idea Tournament

WiSys Technology Foundation has partnered with the UW-Extension to expand and enhance the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament, a UW System undergraduate entrepreneurship competition.

Oct 24, 2016

WiSys Regional Associate Update

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.

Jul 12, 2016

Gov. Walker: Budget cuts may be coming to an end

Gov. Scott Walker suggested in a recent Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon that massive UW System budget cuts may be ending.

Jul 5, 2016

Column: WARF's Carl Gulbrandsen contributed quietly, greatly to state economy

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.

Jun 29, 2016

Sign Up Today for the Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium

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.