Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Partnering with
University of Wisconsin Research

to solve the world’s problems

Smart. Collaborative. Resourceful.

That’s you … and that’s us. WARF has been doing it for almost a century.

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Partnering with UW-Madison, we’ve helped to develop and invest in emerging technologies that change the world.

2,000

active issued U.S. patents

$3.4 billion 

of cumulative grants to UW-Madison since inception on an inflation-adjusted basis

645

active commercial licenses

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Latest News

Latest round of Research Forward supports cross-campus collaborations and diversity<
June 7, 2022

Latest round of Research Forward supports cross-campus collaborations and diversity

Sixteen projects have been selected for funding in the second round of Research Forward, a program to stimulate innovative and groundbreaking research at UW–Madison that is collaborative, multidisciplinary and potentially…

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Four projects selected for WARF Accelerator Electrification Challenge Grant<
May 31, 2022

Four projects selected for WARF Accelerator Electrification Challenge Grant

$100K in grant funds to advance energy-forward innovations from UW–Madison researchers CONTACT: Jeanan Yasiri Moe Director of Strategic Communications [email protected] | (608) 960-9892 MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation…

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