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The WiSys Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the promotion of Arjun Sanga to President of WiSys. As part of the promotion, the Board voted to make Sanga a full voting member of the Board.
The Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters is currently seeking nomination for individuals to be celebrated and honored with the Wisconsin Academy Fellows award.
Dr. Brant Kedrowski has been chosen this year as the recipient of the Carl E. Gulbrandsen Innovator of the Year Award for his active engagement with WiSys programs and long-standing partnership with the organization.
WiSys' largest ambassador class yet finished the school year strong. WiSys would like to say thank you and congratulate those ambassadors who graduated this spring.
What do dirty dishes, expensive textbooks and misbehaving cats all have in common? They were all inspiration for student business ideas that competed in the biggest, most diverse Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament yet.
Governor Scott Walker last week appointed two new members to the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents.
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.
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.