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29 Articles in "Press Releases" or "Success Stories" and "UW-River Falls"

May 11, 2023

WiSys-led partnership wins $1 million NSF grant to make Wisconsin a global leader in sustainable ag

The grant will support a partnership of 30 organizations from across the state as they lay the groundwork to develop an ambitious, effective and credible 'regional innovation engine' that harnesses the region's talent and intellectual capital to make Wisconsin a global leader in sustainable agriculture.

Jul 5, 2022

WiSys hires Margot DeBaker to support UW institutions in Western Wisconsin

DeBaker will connect university faculty, staff and students to WiSys programs and services for researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs.

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. 

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.

Jun 29, 2021

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.

Apr 13, 2021

UW-River Falls student wins campus research communication prize 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 via three-minute presentations.

Apr 1, 2021

WiSys adds Gina Polito Jahn to support research activities at UW’s western region campuses

UW-Eau Claire, UW-River Falls, UW-Stout and UW-Superior faculty and staff have a new resource for grant seeking.