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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 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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Thank You, 2016-17 Ambassador Class!

WiSys' largest ambassador class yet finished the school year strong. WiSys would like to say thank you and congratulate those ambassadors who graduated this spring.

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How is a Milwaukee-based medtech company planning to transform the treatment of skin cancer?

Through development of an innovative platform technology that isolates the Cole relaxation frequency, a part of the impedance calculation that increases three orders of magnitude as cancer develops and advances, NovaScan is enabling extremely accurate inter-operative cancer detection, without the added size, complexity, and cost of alternative margin detection technologies. Novascan's first product, MarginScan™, is set to provide surgeons with an invaluable tool for use during Mohs procedures that enables them to shorten most procedures to an hour or less from up to the six hours they can take today.

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