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63 Articles in "WiSys Announcements" or "Press Releases"

Aug 27, 2018

WSTS 2018 brings together more than 200 UW System innovators at UW-Parkside

Nearly 250 University of Wisconsin innovators came together at UW-Parkside for the 11th annual WSTS, a two-day symposium aimed at sparking collaboration between faculty, staff, students and industry partners across the state.

Jul 9, 2018

WiSys selects UW-Green Bay student, UW-Platteville faculty as Innovators of the Year

Following a year of unprecedented innovation and research activity across the UW System, WiSys chose two innovators to receive the Carl E. Gulbrandsen Innovator of the Year award: UW-Green Bay student Sam Hunt and UW-Platteville Assistant Professor Dr. Gokul Gopalakrishnan.

Jun 8, 2018

WiSys welcomes Brian Walsh as new Regional Associate for northeastern University of Wisconsin comprehensive campuses

Following the conclusion of a 15-month assignment as a Biotechnology Commercialization Specialist at a research center in Guadalajara, Mexico, Brian Walsh will be the newest addition to the WiSys staff as the Regional Associate for northeastern Wisconsin campuses. 

May 29, 2018

Third annual WiSys Prototype Hackathon exhibits students' inventive ideas

21 UW-Platteville students across nine different teams implemented their critical and creative thinking skills into the development and demonstration of a commercially relevant prototype this April.

May 7, 2018

WiSys Quick Pitch competition expands to over half of UW Campuses

Nine UW System comprehensive campuses hosted a WiSys Quick Pitch competition throughout the 2017-18 school year.

Apr 26, 2018

UW-Green Bay, UW-Whitewater, UW-Milwaukee students take home prizes in 2018 Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament

Twelve UW System student teams came together in Madison this spring to embody the future of entrepreneurship in Wisconsin.

Apr 23, 2018

UW System funds 11 faculty projects through Applied Research grant programs

Every year, WiSys collaborates with UW System Administration to offer two faculty grant programs geared toward applied research: the Applied Research Grant (ARG) and the Applied Research-WiSys Technology Grant (AR-WiTAG). This year, 11 projects were funded, totaling more than $450,000.