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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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We help inventors protect or patent their intellectual property

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We help companies take new ideas to market

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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 Quick Pitch 2016 trains students to make undergraduate research projects accessible, understandable

In an elevator pitch-style competition Monday, WiSys Technology Foundation challenged University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students to present their research projects and their impact on society—all in under three minutes.

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Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium

Save the Date: WSTS 2016

Join student, faculty, staff and community stakeholders at the 9th Annual Wisconsin Science & Technology Symposium, hosted this year on the UW Oshkosh campus.

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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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