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

Crossroads of Ideas | November 2, 7 p.m.

Crossroads of Ideas: COVID-19 and a deluge of data

Join Caroline Chen, UW–Madison’s fall 2021 Science Writer in Residence, and a panel of campus experts.

 

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Essential Topics | October 25, 4 p.m.

WARF Essential Topics: Conflicts of Interest in Professional Careers

UW-Madison legal experts Sam Leinweber and Stephanie Leroy shed light on new and longstanding policies for researchers engaged in outside activities.

 

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Crossroads of Ideas | November 9, 7 p.m.

Crossroads of Ideas: What is consciousness?

Learn from a scientist and a philosopher why consciousness is so puzzling and whether we can make progress in understanding it.

 

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Latest News

WARF announces annual gift, largest in foundation’s history<
October 25, 2021

WARF announces annual gift, largest in foundation’s history

CONTACT: Jeanan Yasiri Moe, Director of Strategic Communications [email protected] | (608) 960-9892 MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation today announced a total of $216.8 million in support for…

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Hongmin Chen joins WARF Therapeutics<
September 20, 2021

Hongmin Chen joins WARF Therapeutics

Chen to head biology for program aiming to produce preclinical candidates CONTACT: Jeanan Yasiri Moe Director of Strategic Communications [email protected] | (608) 960-9892 MADISON, Wis. – WARF Therapeutics, the multimillion-dollar…

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