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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 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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How is a UW-Whitewater Professor Improving Foundry Efficiency?

By developing novel 3D Printing technology. In the metal-casting process, there are usually two essential considerations when beginning a project. The first, and most important, is the quality of the product. The second is how quickly the project can be accomplished. Dan McGuire, Professor in the Department of Fine Arts at UW-Whitewater quickly learned that time is of the essence in the foundry business, and has since spent many years working to refine the metal-casting process.

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