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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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WiSys selects UW-Green Bay student, UW-Platteville faculty as Innovators of the Year

Following a year of unprecedented innovation and research activity across the UW System, WiSys chose two innovators to receive the Carl E. Gulbrandsen Innovator of the Year award: UW-Green Bay student Sam Hunt and UW-Platteville Assistant Professor Dr. Gokul Gopalakrishnan.

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What are UW-Steven's Point Researchers doing to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels?

Creating a novel means of producing isoprene from biomass. For society to remain sustainable as time progresses, we will ultimately have to find a way to reduce our reliance on carbon from below ground (i.e. fossil fuels). Utilizing the abundance of carbon that is already present in the atmosphere and in various compounds above ground could play an instrumental role in lessening the impact of greenhouse gases. Eric Singsaas, Director of Research at the Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology, has been working on doing just that since his days as a graduate student.

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