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Governor Scott Walker last week appointed two new members to the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents.
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.
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.
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.
The UW System ranked 13th in Reuters' 2016 list of top 100 innovative universities.
Sam Lukach, a UW-Whitewater student who designed space-saving TV mounts, won third place at last year's U.Pitch Showcase and Competition, but recently received a much greater prize: an international partner.
The newest class of WiSys Ambassadors, a record-setting 22 students, will work throughout the year to enhance WiSys’ connections with the research community on 10 of the regional comprehensive UW System campuses.