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CALL FOR STUDENT PRESENTERS: Students could win cash prizes for presenting research posters or hands-on projects at the WiSys SPARK Symposium
In addition to the poster and project showcase, several sessions are designed specifically for students—including a career pathways sessions that allows students to explore their options after completing their undergraduate education.
UW-La Crosse to host WiSys’ annual celebration of research, innovation and entrepreneurship in the UW System
WiSys SPARK Symposium, which includes faculty and student presentations, will take place July 31-Aug. 2.
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.
Submit your idea in 250 words or less to be eligible for cash prizes.
The student “pitch” competition inspires UW System students to consider the impact of their research and effectively communicate it to the public.
WiSys encourages faculty and staff interested in learning about grant opportunities and grantseeking to take advantage of three virtual “Lunch & Learn” events this November.
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.
Jacqueline Sporie, a student at UW-La Crosse, received a WiSys Ambassador Grant to research a new type of antimicrobial material to be used in improving sanitation for a variety of industries, including food preparation, hospitals and schools. WiSys is committed to supporting innovative student research.
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.