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.

Learn More

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

$3.1 billion 

of cumulative grants to UW-Madison since inception on an inflation-adjusted basis

600

active commercial licenses

Programs & Events

Feb. 20 | 10 a.m.

Saturday Science

Celebrate Black excellence in science and society! Discover past and present innovators who have transformed the field of science through technology, engineering, art and more.

View 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.

Learn More

Jan. 25 | 5 p.m.

Crossroads of Ideas: Public Perception of Science in a Post-Pandemic World

The pandemic has revealed issues with how science is perceived and understood by the public. The rapid pace of science around SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 has exposed issues in society around science communication and the impact of politics on the scientific process. Join us for a discussion about what we have learned about science and society during these extraordinary circumstances and how we can move forward.

Sign Up

View Upcoming Events

Latest News

Specialized COVID-19 face shield protects surgeons in the operating room<
January 19, 2021

Specialized COVID-19 face shield protects surgeons in the operating room

The Surgical Shield Design is available for commercial licensing through the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s technology transfer partner, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF). WARF is providing a time-limited royalty free license to companies…

Read More

Crossroads of Ideas examines public perception of science in a post-pandemic world<

Crossroads of Ideas examines public perception of science in a post-pandemic world

Hear from UW experts at January 25 talk CONTACT: Jeanan Yasiri Moe Director of Strategic Communications [email protected] | (608) 960-9892 MADISON, Wis. – The pandemic has revealed issues with how…

Read More

WARF