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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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A look back at the year's research, innovation and entrepreneurship highlights.

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​UW System students shine at virtual materials science symposium

WiSys and RM2N announce winners of the Innvoation in Materials and Manufacturing Student Showcase.

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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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