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Apr 15, 2019

PHOTOS: 2019 Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament

Highlights from the event at Northwestern Mutual's Cream City Labs in Downtown Milwaukee on April 13, 2019.

Apr 15, 2019

UW-Milwaukee team seeking to grow empanada business wins Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament

UW-Platteville team takes second in the competition, while UW-Whitewater team takes third.

Apr 9, 2019

University students to present big ideas in Milwaukee

Twelve student teams from University of Wisconsin System schools are set to compete in the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament, presented by WiSys, Saturday, April 13 in downtown Milwaukee.

Mar 26, 2019

MobCraft Beer’s Henry Schwartz will keynote Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament

The UW-Whitewater graduate will deliver a keynote speech at the student competition, presented by WiSys, on Saturday, April 13.

Mar 26, 2019

UW-Platteville professor and collaborator developing clean technology

With support from WiSys, Fang Yang, an electrical engineer at UW-Platteville and collaborator, Zhao Li, are developing solutions to use energy more efficiently with a comprehensive microgrid energy management system.

Mar 26, 2019

UW-Parkside student develops solution to help cats

Feline aggression can cause many issues with a cat’s own wellbeing and anxiety, as well as inhibit an owner’s or practitioner’s ability to care for them. Cassie Van Hoof, a student of UW-Parkside, has created her own company titled Efoxen starring her proprietary, all-natural spray to calm feline anxiety, which serves as a safer substitute for the leading spray on the market.

Mar 7, 2019

Fourth iteration of WiSys Prototype Hackathon at UW-Platteville scheduled for March and April

Teams will have two designated days to design and build a prototype in late March and then will present their refined prototypes to a panel of judges on April 24. 

Mar 7, 2019

Elderly-centric debit card concept wins WiSys Innovation in Aging competition

Nine student teams from UW-Green Bay made eight-minute presentations with their creative solutions and were evaluated by a panel of judges.

Mar 7, 2019

WiSys adds Deborah Lundin to support UW regional schools’ research

UW Oshkosh, UW-Parkside and UW-Platteville faculty and academic staff have a new resource for their research.