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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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UW-La Crosse to host WiSys’ annual celebration of research, innovation and entrepreneurship in the UW System

Hundreds of faculty and student researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs from across the University of Wisconsin System will convene at UW-La Crosse for the WiSys SPARK Symposium, July 31-Aug. 1.

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CALL FOR STUDENT PRESENTERS: Students could win cash prizes for presenting research posters or hands-on projects at the WiSys SPARK Symposium

In addition to the poster and project showcase, several sessions are designed specifically for students—including a career pathways sessions that allows students to explore their options after completing their undergraduate education.

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How is a Milwaukee-based medtech company planning to transform the treatment of skin cancer?

Through development of an innovative platform technology that isolates the Cole relaxation frequency, a part of the impedance calculation that increases three orders of magnitude as cancer develops and advances, NovaScan is enabling extremely accurate inter-operative cancer detection, without the added size, complexity, and cost of alternative margin detection technologies. Novascan's first product, MarginScan™, is set to provide surgeons with an invaluable tool for use during Mohs procedures that enables them to shorten most procedures to an hour or less from up to the six hours they can take today.

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