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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.
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.
UW-Eau Claire’s Maya Frodl wins award for innovative project at the 2022 WiSys SPARK Symposium
UW-Superior student's innovation was also recognized during the statewide event.
UW-Superior’s Augusto Vladusic recognized for research communication skills in WiSys Quick Pitch
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.
Turn your app idea into reality through the WiSys APPStart Challenge
Submit your idea in 250 words or less to be eligible for cash prizes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WiSys showcases innovation initiatives of regional universities at Board of Regents committee
WiSys leaders briefed the UW System Board of Regents Research, Economic Development, and Innovation Committee on the collective work of the UW System’s regional universities on June 3.