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Feb 2, 2023

WiSys Quick Pitch goes national in 2023

WiSys Quick Pitch, which is a research-focused student pitch competition, will be featured at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research when the major conference is hosted by UW-Eau Claire in April.

Jan 20, 2023

WiSys awards “Innovative Thinking” badge to 52 students for participating in 2022 WiSys Innovation On-Ramp learning experience

WiSys awarded 52 UW System students with an “Innovative Thinking” credential for completing a five-week learning experience in the 2022 fall semester.

Jan 19, 2023

Get your research off the ground with 2023 WiSys Spark Grants

The WiSys Spark Grant program, with awards of $500 to $10,000 per project, supports faculty, academic staff and student research projects at regional UW System campuses.

Jan 5, 2023

Leon Ostrowski recognized for service to WiSys, regional UW institutions

WiSys recognized Leon Ostrowski, emeritus member of WiSys’ Board of Trustees, for his long and distinguished service to the organization in December.

Dec 15, 2022

Shelbi Endres wins 2022 WiSys Prototype Hackathon @ UW-Platteville

The hackathon engages students to design innovative product prototypes and demonstrate their commercial relevance.

Nov 22, 2022

VocaTone Studio—a WiSys VentureHome-supported startup—recognized at statewide entrepreneurship event

VocaTone Studio is a voice technology company using artificial intelligence to develop new and innovative solutions related to the recognition, transcription and recreation of the human voice.

Nov 8, 2022

Grace Weber, Ellie Huff recognized for research communication skills during the WiSys Quick Pitch @ UW-Whitewater

The student “pitch” competition inspires UW System students to consider the impact of their research and effectively communicate it to the public. Students have three minutes to impress a panel of judges with their pitch.

Oct 31, 2022

Remembering Carl Gulbrandsen

In addition to serving as the managing director of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation for 16 years, Gulbrandsen was instrumental in the creation and success of WiSys.

Oct 31, 2022

WiSys Annual Report, Fiscal Year 2022

Take a look back at the research, innovation and entrepreneurship highlights of the 2022 fiscal year at WiSys and WiSys universities.