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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. 

Oct 27, 2021

WiSys VentureHome initiative will add comprehensive support for Green Bay entrepreneurs

Opening with a launch celebration on Nov. 9, WiSys VentureHome-Green Bay is partnering to support local entrepreneurs in bringing ideas, innovations and technologies into the marketplace.

Oct 12, 2021

UW-Eau Claire’s ‘ParityBlu' team wins WiSys APPStart Challenge

The annual contest connects great mobile app ideas with the expertise and resources needed to launch them. 

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. 

Sep 1, 2021

UW-Parkside’s Brandon Behringer named WiSys Innovator of the Year

The award is bestowed upon UW System faculty, staff or students who make exemplary contributions as a WiSys innovator. The award is named for the former managing director of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation who supported WiSys throughout his tenure.

Aug 30, 2021

WiSys names UW-Eau Claire’s Ann Rupnow ‘Innovation Champion’

Ann Rupnow’s leadership in the Eau Claire entrepreneurship community and strong support of budding entrepreneurs at UW-Eau Claire make her a 2021 WiSys Innovation Champion. 

Aug 27, 2021

WiSys names UW-Green Bay’s Susan Gallagher-Lepak ‘Innovation Champion’

Dr. Susan Gallagher-Lepak’s work expanding opportunities for students and facilitating innovation in the UW-Green Bay community make her a 2021 WiSys Innovation Champion.

Aug 27, 2021

WiSys names UW-Platteville’s John Obielodan ‘Innovation Champion’

Dr. John Obielodan’s work as a researcher, educator and inventor, as well as helping other inventors develop prototypes, make him a 2021 WiSys Innovation Champion.

Aug 27, 2021

UW-Platteville’s Dr. Mark Levenstein named WiSys Innovator of the Year

Dr. Mark Levenstein, an active inventor and champion of student research opportunities at UW-Platteville, has been named a 2021 Carl. E Gulbrandsen WiSys Innovator of the Year.

Aug 17, 2021

WiSys presents UW-Parkside’s Leah Poulos with the Tim Higgins Innovation Award

UW-Parkside biochemistry student Leah Poulos was recognized for expertly presenting research during the statewide WiSys SPARK Symposium, which honors research, innovation and entrepreneurship in the UW System.