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Elder-centric debit card concept wins WiSys Innovation in Aging competition at UW-Green Bay

L to R: Sanga, Bares, Lautenschlager, Gallagher-Lepak

The Assist team took first place in UW-Green Bay’s third annual WiSys Innovation in Aging student idea competition on March 1, 2019 with its “Scan Shield” concept of a safe debit card design specifically for the elderly. FIRST PLACE The Assist — made up of UW-Green Bay students Jenna Bares, Emily Lautenschlager, Tommy Mlodzik and […]

Reminder: Students should register for WiSys Quick Pitch by Monday, Mar. 11

Students should be reminded that they have until Monday, Mar. 11, 2019 to register for WiSys Quick Pitch. Students should explain their research or innovative idea in three minutes and illustrate its community impact for the opportunity to win a cash prize. The WiSys Quick Pitch will take place on Wednesday, Apr. 3, 2019 from 4:30 […]

Reminder: Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition is Friday, Mar. 1

The Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition will take place Friday, Mar.1, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in UW-Green Bay’s Christie Theatre, located in the University Union. Students from all four colleges and all four UW-Green Bay campuses have been invited to compete. Teams are challenged to identify an aging issue and design an innovative […]

Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition is March 1

It’s the third year of the Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition! Mark your calendars to attend the competition on Friday, March 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Christie Theatre, Green Bay Campus (awards will start about 3:20 p.m.). Students from all four colleges and all four UW-Green Bay campuses have been invited to compete. […]

Kickoff meeting for Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition is Wednesday (Feb. 6)

Please announce to your students: The kickoff meeting for Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition will be taking place on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 at noon for all UW-Green Bay campuses or at 4 p.m. for the Green Bay Campus only. Locations as follows: Green Bay Campus: IS 1034 at noon and Alumni Room, University […]

More on yellow perch partnership

The partnership between UW-Green Bay and The Farmory is working to breed yellow perch. The hope is that the project will be able to reduce the cost of fish fry dinners while also increasing the quality. As well, the project allows young people to become involved in locally-sourced food options. Read the full story in Outdoor […]

Sheboygan Campus names winners of entrepreneurial contests

On Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, UW-Green Bay’s first Absurd Innovation Challenge kicked off Startup Wisconsin Week in Green Bay and on Thursday, Nov. 8, UW-Green Bay kicked off Startup Wisconsin Week at the Sheboygan Campus. That campus hosted a Business Idea Workshop, the first UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Student Business Idea Contest, and Sheboygan’s first […]

Applications for WiSys Spark Grant due on Wednesday, Feb. 6

Applications for the WiSys Spark Grant are due on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2018. This grant is open to faculty, academic staff and students at participating UW-Comprehensive Campuses undertaking early-stage research projects with commercial potential that are in need of additional development support to take the technology closer to the market place. Learn more.

Photos: Student Paul Karpenko wins Business Idea Competition, next up Sheboygan Campus contest

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UW-Green Bay Urban Studies major Paul Karpenko took first place in the Fall 2018 UW-Green Bay Student Business Idea Contest, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Green Bay Campus students from several majors pitched their innovative idea in front of judges within a 90-second time frame for cash, scholarships to a summer entrepreneurial extreme accelerator travel course, […]

Join the Grant Webinar Series, Thursday Nov. 8, 2 p.m.

Join WiSys Regional Research Administrator Jeremy Miner in exploring various aspects of successful grant writing through a live webinar. Nov. 8, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. See full session descriptions and register online at www.wisys.org/grants/webinars to receive login information. Brought to you by WiSys Training and Professional Development. The Sustainability Challenge: Designing Projects […]