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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 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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McNair Scholars from UW-La Crosse are helping to improve cancer screenings for women in Nicaragua

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse undergraduates Mikka Nyarko and Cecilia Moreno are working on a pilot project which will help to improve women's health in Nicaragua.

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How did researchers make nursing diagnoses more efficient and effective?

Susan-Gallagher-Lepak, Professor of Nursing at UW-Green Bay, and Heather Herdman, CEO at NANDA International, worked together to develop NurScope™, a tablet application allowing users to explore nursing diagnoses in an easy and accurate manner. The app allows for analysis of diagnoses via three different pathways-- domain, diagnostic focus, and nursing diagnosis label.

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