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45 Articles in "News" or "Press Releases" or "Success Stories" and "UW-La Crosse"

May 20, 2024

Anna Horn wins UW-La Crosse WiSys Quick Pitch competition

La Crosse-Anna Horn, Seth Polfus, and Nainil Jariwala were recognized for their research and pitch skills at the UW-La Crosse WiSys Quick Pitch competition on Friday, May 3.

Jan 9, 2024

Congratulations to the winners of our 2023 Innovation Awards

WiSys would like to congratulate all the award winners who were recognized for their contributions to innovation, students, universities, and Wisconsin at the WiSys SPARK Symposium held at UW-Oshkosh in the summer of 2023. 

May 11, 2023

WiSys-led partnership wins $1 million NSF grant to make Wisconsin a global leader in sustainable ag

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.

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.

Aug 10, 2022

WiSys names UW-La Crosse’s Seth King 2022 Innovator of the Year

The award is bestowed upon UW System faculty, staff, students or community members who make exemplary contributions as a WiSys innovator. 

Aug 10, 2022

UW-La Crosse hosted hundreds from across the UW System at the 2022 WiSys SPARK Symposium

The WiSys SPARK Symposium is where research, innovation and entrepreneurship collide. The annual event brings together the best and brightest faculty, staff, students and alumni from the across the UW System to network, collaborate and celebrate great ideas.

Aug 3, 2022

​UW-La Crosse’s Joshua Hetcher wins Tim Higgins Innovation Award at 2022 WiSys SPARK Symposium

The award is given to the student presenter whose research shows a high potential for impact on the economy through technology transfer, innovation, new business or job creation.