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.

2,200

active issued U.S. patents

$4.4 billion 

of cumulative grants to UW-Madison & the Morgridge Institute since inception on an inflation-adjusted basis

630

active commercial licenses

Programs & Events

WARF Essential Topics

Have you ever wondered how an idea from a UW-Madison lab becomes a life-changing product?

We have produced a series of videos – WARF Essential Topics – intended to help you understand the work WARF does to advance transformative discoveries along their journey and how you can partner with us.

 

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2023 WARF Innovation Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 WARF Innovation Awards!

The awards recognize some of the most exciting early-stage discoveries at UW-Madison.

 

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WARF’s Jennifer Gottwald receives Bayh-Dole Award from AUTM<
February 19, 2024

WARF’s Jennifer Gottwald receives Bayh-Dole Award from AUTM

CONTACT: Jeanan Yasiri Moe Director of Strategic Communications and Public Affairs [email protected] | (608) 960-9892 MADISON, Wis. – Jennifer Gottwald, director of licensing at WARF, has received the Bayh-Dole Award from…

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Essential Topics explains the process of working with WARF<
February 12, 2024

Essential Topics explains the process of working with WARF

Informational webinar series available on-demand CONTACT: Jeanan Yasiri Moe Director of Strategic Communications and Public Affairs [email protected] | (608) 960-9892 MADISON, Wis. – Have you ever wondered how an idea from…

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