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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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Bicentennial Innovation Challenges

A vision for Wisconsin's next century​

Inspired by the university-industry collaborations that turned Wisconsin into the Dairy State in the 20th century and the United Nation's 21st century Millennium Development Goals, the Bicentennial Innovation Challenges will set the stage for Wisconsin's third century.

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PHOTOS: WiSys VentureHome-Eau Claire Launch Party

WiSys, CoLab and UW-Eau Claire opened their new local startup hub together in downtown Eau Claire on Feb. 19, 2020.

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How did a UW-Parkside student create a solution to improve the wellbeing of cats?

Working with WiSys, Cassie van Hoof developed an all-natural formula to help care for cats with aggression and anxiety issues.

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