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24 Articles in "Success Stories" or "News" and "UW-Stevens Point"

May 10, 2024

Alex Suscha earns first place at UW-Stevens Point WiSys Quick Pitch competition

Stevens Point-Alex Suscha and Claire Tesch were honored for their research at the UW-Stevens Point WiSys Quick Pitch competition on Friday, May 3. 

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.

Jan 19, 2023

Get your research off the ground with 2023 WiSys Spark Grants

The WiSys Spark Grant program, with awards of $500 to $10,000 per project, supports faculty, academic staff and student research projects at regional UW System campuses.

Aug 10, 2022

UW-La Crosse hosted hundreds from across the UW System at the 2022 WiSys SPARK Symposium

The WiSys SPARK Symposium is where research, innovation and entrepreneurship collide. The annual event brings together the best and brightest faculty, staff, students and alumni from the across the UW System to network, collaborate and celebrate great ideas.

Oct 29, 2021

WiSys offering three virtual “Lunch & Learn” events for UW System grantseekers in November

WiSys encourages faculty and staff interested in learning about grant opportunities and grantseeking to take advantage of three virtual “Lunch & Learn” events this November.

Oct 25, 2021

WiSys Staff Update

Jennifer Souter, WiSys' director of intellectual property & licensing, will be leaving WiSys at the end of December to move to Texas to be closer to family.

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. 

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.

Jun 28, 2021

WiSys showcases innovation initiatives of regional universities at Board of Regents committee

WiSys leaders briefed the UW System Board of Regents Research, Economic Development, and Innovation Committee on the collective work of the UW System’s regional universities on June 3.