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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 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 wraps up 8th Annual WSTS, congratulates competition winners

The 8th Annual Wisconsin Science & Technology Symposium, held at UW-River Falls this year, was a resounding success. A record 207 attendees with more than 100 students enjoyed scientific presentations, panel discussions and networking activities throughout the two-day conference.

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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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