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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 is a non-profit supporting organization of the UW System, serving as the dedicated technology transfer office for 11 universities.

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WiSys SPARK Symposium Virtual Series

In place of WiSys’ popular summer in-person symposium—which honors research, innovation and entrepreneurship in the UW System—WiSys will present a series of virtual events for students, faculty and staff this summer. You don’t have to be in-person to spark ideas and collaborations.

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2019-2020 WiSys Annual Report

A look back at the year's research, innovation and entrepreneurship highlights.

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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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