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Lyle, a student studying French, took home over $2,500 in prize money for pitching International Travel Advisor (ITA), an organization that supports remote workers, creatives and entrepreneurs who would like to live abroad by simplifying international travel logistics and helping them secure sustainability to make it work.
The grant will support a partnership of 30 organizations from across the state as they lay the groundwork to develop an ambitious, effective and credible 'regional innovation engine' that harnesses the region's talent and intellectual capital to make Wisconsin a global leader in sustainable agriculture.
In December, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office recognized the work of Adam Jensen, Rosalyn Stoa and Katherine Mikhail for inventing a cup to aid sufferers of hand tremors. The invention was developed as part of a WiSys innovation event while they were students at UW-Green Bay.
Taking advantage of two WiSys entrepreneurship programs, UW-Eau Claire alums Sam Fitzhenry, Max Bossert, Logan Ickert and UW-Madison graduate Nick Hersperger have been advancing their startup company, ParityBlu.
The award is bestowed upon UW System faculty, staff or students who make exemplary contributions as a WiSys innovator. The award is named for the former managing director of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation who supported WiSys throughout his tenure.
Dr. Susan Gallagher-Lepak’s work expanding opportunities for students and facilitating innovation in the UW-Green Bay community make her a 2021 WiSys Innovation Champion.
Dr. John Obielodan’s work as a researcher, educator and inventor, as well as helping other inventors develop prototypes, make him a 2021 WiSys Innovation Champion.
Dr. Mark Levenstein, an active inventor and champion of student research opportunities at UW-Platteville, has been named a 2021 Carl. E Gulbrandsen WiSys Innovator of the Year.
WiSys Quick Pitch winner reflects on research and communicating complicated information.
Yijun Tang is developing an enzyme-free glucose sensor as an alternative to current sensors found in
many drug stores.