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

2020 Innovation Day
Quick Pitch Videos

WARF Accelerator Innovation Day Quick Pitches

View quick pitches on an ECMO simulator, a strategy for enhanced AR & VR, a dairy protein separation technology and a sports rehab tendon force measurement system.

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Essential Topics | March 3

Your STEM degree in action: Careers in Intellectual Property and Technology Commercialization

What can you do with a STEM degree? Hear from four young professionals who have followed their STEM pathways down very different roads in academia, industry, new ventures and law. These emerging experts will share their experiences working to advance innovations and will talk about ways to build your technology commercialization experience while pursuing your STEM degree.

 

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Soundwaves | March 5

Emergence: The end of emergency

We hope this spring will bring not just another emergence from a cold Wisconsin winter, but a greater rebirth into health, moving from emergency back into normal life.

 

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is requested.

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Latest News

Crossroads of Ideas revisits the health of our democracy<
February 11, 2021

Crossroads of Ideas revisits the health of our democracy

UW experts weigh in with the latest status check at February 18 talk CONTACT: Jeanan Yasiri Moe Director of Strategic Communications [email protected] | (608) 960-9892 MADISON, Wis. – Our country…

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Submissions invited for WARF Accelerator Microbiome Challenge Grant<
February 1, 2021

Submissions invited for WARF Accelerator Microbiome Challenge Grant

WARF will award 2-5 grants from a $100K pool CONTACT: Jeanan Yasiri Moe Director of Strategic Communications [email protected] | (608) 960-9892 MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation has…

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