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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 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.

Mar 24, 2022

UW Oshkosh’s Hailey Johnson 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.

Mar 15, 2022

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. 

Mar 14, 2022

Sydney Gang’s innovative knee sleeve wins WiSys Innovation On-Ramp Pitch Competition

The pitch competition was an optional capstone event at the end of a four-week learning experience meant to teach students how to be an effective problem-solver and advance their ideas.

Jan 21, 2022

Alumni receive patent for invention they created as students at UW-Green Bay

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.

Nov 19, 2021

WiSys gives student tech startup a boost

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. 

Nov 16, 2021

UW-La Crosse's Christine Starshak wins WiSys research communication contest

The student “pitch” competition inspires UW System students to consider the impact of their research and effectively communicate it to the public.

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.