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

Wisconsin Science Festival | October 21-24

2021 Wisconsin Science Festival

We’re looking forward to our 11th Wisconsin Science Festival this fall.

Mark your calendar for Oct. 21-24 to celebrate science across Wisconsin!

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WARF Videos

Did you miss one of our programs?

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Innovation Awards

WARF Innovation Awards

Recognizing high potential disclosures

 

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Latest News

Three projects selected for WARF Accelerator Advanced Manufacturing Challenge Grant<
June 8, 2021

Three projects selected for WARF Accelerator Advanced Manufacturing Challenge Grant

$100K grant to support next-generation manufacturing innovations at UW–Madison CONTACT: Jeanan Yasiri Moe Director of Strategic Communications [email protected] | (608) 960-9892 MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation announced…

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Faculty receive WARF Named Professorships, Kellett Fellowships, and Romnes Awards<
May 25, 2021

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

Thirty-three members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty have been awarded fellowships for 2021-22. The awardees span the four divisions on campus: arts and humanities, physical sciences, social sciences and…

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