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22 Articles in "News" and "UW-La Crosse"

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.

Oct 29, 2021

WiSys offering three virtual “Lunch & Learn” events for UW System grantseekers in November

WiSys encourages faculty and staff interested in learning about grant opportunities and grantseeking to take advantage of three virtual “Lunch & Learn” events this November.

Oct 25, 2021

WiSys Staff Update

Jennifer Souter, WiSys' director of intellectual property & licensing, will be leaving WiSys at the end of December to move to Texas to be closer to family.

Sep 17, 2021

WiSys announces 2021-2022 grant writing webinar series

The webinar series is part of WiSys’ commitment to providing research development services to the UW System’s regional campuses with the goal of providing strategic capacity-building activities designed to assist faculty and staff from any discipline in their pursuit of external funding to support creative and innovative research and scholarship. 

Aug 10, 2021

WiSys awards research grant to UW-La Crosse student

Jacqueline Sporie, a student at UW-La Crosse, received a WiSys Ambassador Grant to research a new type of antimicrobial material to be used in improving sanitation for a variety of industries, including food preparation, hospitals and schools. WiSys is committed to supporting innovative student research. 

Jun 29, 2021

WiSys’ innovation and talent development work recognized internationally, again

WiSys and UW System leaders presented a case study, “The University as a Talent Engine: Fostering Entrepreneurial Skills & Talent” to hundreds of education leaders worldwide during the University Industry Innovation Network’s 2021 University-Industry Interaction Conference on June 14.