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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 is a non-profit supporting organization of the UW System, serving as the dedicated technology transfer office for 11 universities.

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2019-2020 Annual Report Now Available

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 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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