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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 Technology Foundation is a non-profit supporting organization of the UW-System, serving as the dedicated technology transfer office for the 11 four-year Comprehensive Campuses, 13 two-year Colleges and the statewide UW-Extension.

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WiSys Annual Report

WiSys 2015-16 Annual Report

WiSys saw a record number- 61- of disclosures from UW System innovators last fiscal year. We also rounded out our Regional Associate team, with offices on each of the 11 regional comprehensive campuses, allowing us to focus even more on campus involvement through competitions, workshops and forums. You can read all about our outstanding year in WiSys' 2015-16 Annual Report.

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Student research projects showcased at UW-Superior

A recent symposium on UW-Superior's campus allowed students who participated in the 2016 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program to showcase and present their work.

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How are UW-La Crosse researchers combating the use of harmful solvents in industrial chemical synthesis?

Dr. Robert McGaff and fellow researchers in UW-La Crosse's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry recently discovered a series of environmentally friendly, iron-containing catalysts that allow them to provide a 'green' means of synthesizing industrial chemicals. While further development is underway, it is envisioned that such a technology could provide significant value to chemical manufacturing companies, in particular those focused on the production of fine chemicals.

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