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

Programs & Events

February 7, 4 p.m.

WARF Essential Topics: The Picasso in the -80

Join WARF IP and licensing experts, experienced campus researchers and an industry partner to learn more about how to find and create value from materials that you may have on hand.

 

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February 8, 7 p.m.

Crossroads of Ideas: What Is Happiness?

Our five-part Big Questions series continues with a deep dive into what science and philosophy have to say about happiness, something we all wonder about.

 

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February 5, 11 a.m.

Saturday Science: Science on Ice at the Frozen Assets Festival

Join the Saturday Science team and UW-Madison partners for Science on Ice at the Frozen Assets Festival!

 

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Latest News

Two UW-Madison teams chosen 2021 WARF Innovation Award winners<
December 15, 2021

Two UW-Madison teams chosen 2021 WARF Innovation Award winners

CONTACT: Jeanan Yasiri Moe, Director of Strategic Communications [email protected] | (608) 960-9892 MADISON, Wis. – A team that created a device for detecting explosives and a cross-disciplinary team working at the…

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WARF announces annual gift, largest in foundation’s history<
October 25, 2021

WARF announces annual gift, largest in foundation’s history

CONTACT: Jeanan Yasiri Moe, Director of Strategic Communications [email protected] | (608) 960-9892 MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation today announced a total of $216.8 million in support for…

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