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WiSys helps great ideas—born on University of Wisconsin System campuses—reach the wider world by connecting inventors and businesses with the resources they need.

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We provide funding opportunities for promising innovations

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We help inventors protect or patent their intellectual property

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We help companies take new ideas to market

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WiSys and the UW System

WiSys is a non-profit supporting organization of the UW System, serving as the dedicated technology transfer office for 11 universities.

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Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament

This year’s tournament will be conducted virtually because of the coronavirus crisis. Teams will submit recorded pitch presentations. These presentations, as well as an awards presentation,  will be broadcast on WiSys’ Facebook page and YouTube channel on June 10 at 6 p.m.

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WiSys Quick Pitch State Final: Research-focused pitch competition will be livestreamed on June 17

Nine student researchers from across the UW System will compete in the WiSys Quick Pitch State Final on June 17 at 6 p.m.

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How did a UW-Parkside student create a solution to improve the wellbeing of cats?

Working with WiSys, Cassie van Hoof developed an all-natural formula to help care for cats with aggression and anxiety issues.

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