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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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Senior chemistry major wins WiSys Quick Pitch @ UW-River Falls by explaining nanotech research

The student “pitch” competition inspires UW System students to consider the impact of their research and effectively communicate it to the public.

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What is a UW-GB professor doing to reduce the cost of equipment for scientific experiments?

Michael Zorn, Chemistry Professor at UW-Green Bay, is working on a mobile spectrophotometer that significantly reduces the overall cost of making colorimetric analytical chemistry measurements and is ideal for analysis in the field.

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