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

September 20, 7 p.m.

Crossroads of Ideas: Science to the Rescue

How Wisconsin cities use science and why their future depends on it

 

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September 22, 5 p.m.

Careers & Beers: Science and Law

UW-Madison graduate students and postdocs are invited to enjoy drinks and appetizers while networking with community members and explore alternative science careers.

 

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October 13, 4 p.m.

WARF Entrepreneurons: Lessons Learned

UW-Madison student startup founders share their stories and where they go from here

 

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Crossroads of Ideas celebrates UW faculty honorees in winter miniseries<
September 13, 2022

Crossroads of Ideas celebrates UW faculty honorees in winter miniseries

Series begins Nov. 15 with Amy Quan Barry CONTACT: Jeanan Yasiri Moe Director of Strategic Communications [email protected] | (608) 960-9892 MADISON, Wis. – Crossroads of Ideas is teaming up with the…

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Research Cores Initiative helps replace equipment and enhance services<
July 12, 2022

Research Cores Initiative helps replace equipment and enhance services

Twelve projects, ranging from keyboard instruments and equipment needed to rescue and preserve deteriorating films to upgraded fluorescent microscopes for high resolution imaging of cells and their surfaces, have been…

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