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Reminder: Innovation in Aging Competition, register by Dec. 13

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WiSys’ Innovation and Aging Competition held a Reverse Pitch Forum on Wednesday, Nov. 20 to kickstart the Innovation and Aging student idea competition. The event served as a springboard for interested student groups. The forum included brief “pitches” from organizations, community members and interested students about specific problems and challenges associated with aging. Audience members then […]

Innovation in Aging Reverse Pitch, Nov. 20

The “Reverse Pitch Forum” event on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 from 2:15 to 3:30 p.m. in the MAC Winter Garden (202) will serve as a springboard to WiSys’ Innovation in Aging student idea competition on March 4, 2020. That competition will include cash prizes for the top solution pitches as well as cash prizes for the top […]

WiSys offers informational meeting on Ignite Grants (formerly applied research grants), Nov. 6

WiSys is offering an informational meeting at UW-Green Bay on the Ignite Grant Program, which provides funding for applied research projects to UW System researchers. Ignite Grants, formerly known as Applied Research Grants (ARG, AR-WiTAG and PDF), encourage researchers to utilize their expertise and apply their scholarship to support growth in Wisconsin. Faculty and academic […]

UW-Green Bay’s Innovation in Aging Competition is announced with a forum to help prepare competitors

The fourth annual Innovation in Aging (IiA) Student Competition is taking place on March 4, 2020, from 4 to 6 p.m. Please share this information with your students. Students from all disciplines are encouraged to attend or participate. The purpose of this event is to generate ideas and inventions that can help support those in the community facing challenges […]

Product ‘Doggie Coozie’ wins UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Student Business Idea Contest

UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus students Brianna Chase (Marketing, Finance), Sadie Stiefvater (Marketing) and Allie Torgeson (Human Resource Management) won the $500 first prize at the Spring 2019 UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Student Business Idea Contest on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Their new product idea, the Doogie Coozie, keeps your pet cool during those warm days of […]

Faculty note: Assistant Prof. Mandeep Bakshi’s project receives funding

Assistant Prof. Mandeep Bakshi (Natural and Applied Sciences) received funding for his project “Regenerative Biodiesel Microemulsions for Cleaning Automobile Engines” from the WiSys Spark Grant Program. This is a technical project on the applications of biodiesel in the auto industry. Bakshi’s research group will work toward achieving the patenting with successful completion of the project.

WiSys Quick Pitch set for Wednesday, April 3, Green Bay Campus

The WiSys Quick Pitch will be taking place in UW-Green Bay’s Mary Ann Cofrin Hall (MAC) Room 224 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Attendees will be able to listen to seven three-minute innovative and entrepreneurial pitches from students and learn how their research will impact the community and may one day benefit the local […]

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 […]