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

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.

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.

Apr 5, 2018

Twelve student teams to pitch at 2018 Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament

Twelve teams of student entrepreneurs from 10 UW campuses will compete later this month in the statewide Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament.