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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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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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Upcoming Grant Deadlines

UW System Administration, in collaboration with WiSys are pleased to offer two research grant programs to UW Faculty: the Applied Research Grant (ARG) and the Applied Research-WiSys Technology Advancement Grant (AR-WiTAG).

Intents to Submit are due December 13, 2015

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How did researchers make nursing diagnosises 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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