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May 24, 2022

UW-Eau Claire student researchers earn praise for research communication skills

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.

May 23, 2022

UW-La Crosse to host WiSys’ annual celebration of research, innovation and entrepreneurship in the UW System

WiSys SPARK Symposium, which includes faculty and student presentations, will take place July 31-Aug. 1.

Apr 29, 2022

Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament: UW-Green Bay student wins WiSys’ statewide student entrepreneurship competition

The competition was established to extend the Wisconsin entrepreneurial ecosystem to University of Wisconsin students with the goal to help students think critically about their business ideas and implement lean business methodologies.

Apr 28, 2022

UW-Platteville’s Mark Levenstein will research new approaches to crop protection with 2022 Regent Scholar Award

The award, which comes with one-time grants to pursue a project in their field of study, recognizes UW System faculty for their extraordinary efforts in support of undergraduate research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Apr 28, 2022

UW Oshkosh’s John Chan will research new treatments for flatworm infections with 2022 Regent Scholar Award

The award, which comes with one-time grants to pursue a project in their field of study, recognizes UW System faculty for their extraordinary efforts in support of undergraduate research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Apr 28, 2022

UW-Green Bay’s Todd Hillhouse will research new drugs to treat addiction and depression with 2022 Regent Scholar Award

The award, which comes with one-time grants to pursue a project in their field of study, recognizes UW System faculty for their extraordinary efforts in support of undergraduate research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Apr 25, 2022

WiSys awards “Innovative Thinking” badge to 29 UW-Green Bay students

The digital badge was awarded by WiSys, a nonprofit organization that supports research, innovation and entrepreneurship at Wisconsin’s 11 regional public universities including UW-Green Bay.

Apr 25, 2022

2022 WiSys APPStart Challenge finalists announced

The WiSys APPStart Challenge connects great mobile app ideas with the expertise and resources necessary for commercial launch.

Apr 25, 2022

WiSys invests in the Winnow Fund, names fund Managing Director Richelle Martin as WiSys ‘Venture Capitalist-in-Residence’

Working with the statewide network of innovation hubs, known as WiSys VentureHomes®, Martin will share her expertise and experience as a venture capitalist with university students and aspiring startup founders throughout the state of Wisconsin.

Apr 14, 2022

Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament: Eau Claire will host statewide student entrepreneurship competition April 23

The student business model competition—which features entrepreneurial students from across the state—will take place at Eau Claire coworking space CoLab. To land a spot at the statewide competition, the students from University of Wisconsin schools competed in a local qualifying competition or through an at-large round.