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33 Articles in "UW-Parkside"

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.

Jun 20, 2017

SBA Small Business Innovation National Road Tour coming to Wisconsin

The SBIR Road Tour will give small businesses in Wisconsin the coveted opportunity to learn more about America's largest seed fund for research and development when it makes a stop in the state on July 18.

Jun 12, 2017

UW System alumnus founds startup to produce life-saving devices for firefighters

The startup of UW System alumnus, Captain Jeff Dykes, aims to make fighting fires safer.

May 24, 2017

Thank You, 2016-17 Ambassador Class!

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.

May 9, 2017

2017 Applied Research Grant recipients announced

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 just less than $500,000.

May 1, 2017

UW-Parkside assistant professor: 'this unique impact of climate change could have broad consequences'

The effects of climate change are being painfully felt in parts of Canada.

Apr 26, 2017

UW Oshkosh students take first place in largest, most diverse Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament yet

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.

Mar 31, 2017

Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament gives student entrepreneurs opportunity to win up to $54,000 for their business ideas

This year, WiSys Technology Foundation partnered with the UW-Extension to expand and enhance the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament (WBIT), a UW System student entrepreneurship competition where the winner goes on to compete on an international stage. The competition will be held April 22 at the Discovery Building in Madison and is open to the public.

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.