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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June 29, 2 – 3:30 P.M.

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Faculty receive WARF Named Professorships, Kellett Fellowships, and Romnes Awards<
May 19, 2022

Faculty receive WARF Named Professorships, Kellett Fellowships, and Romnes Awards

Thirty-two members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty have been awarded fellowships from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education for 2022-23. The awardees span the…

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Mnookin brings deep experience, wide perspective to UW–Madison role<
May 16, 2022

Mnookin brings deep experience, wide perspective to UW–Madison role

Every incoming University of Wisconsin-Madison leader professes to understand the Wisconsin Idea, the guiding principle that the activities of the university should have a positive and lasting impact on the…

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