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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 provide funding opportunities for promising innovations

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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 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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WiSys’ innovation and talent development work recognized internationally, again

WiSys and UW System leaders presented a case study, “The University as a Talent Engine: Fostering Entrepreneurial Skills & Talent” to hundreds of education leaders worldwide during the University Industry Innovation Network’s 2021 University-Industry Interaction Conference on June 14.

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How are UW-Stout researchers fighting microbial contamination in an effort to enhance food safety?

Dr. Joongmin Shin and his team at UW-Stout utilized a novel methodology to create a unique food packaging technology. Preliminary results have shown that the packaging demonstrates antifungal function against common mold and yeast, thus enhancing the safety of the food it covers without cross contamination.

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