Releases & Announcements

WPT and UW-Madison announce the Timothy William Trout Education Innovation Lab

12.12.18 | WARF | Jeanan Yasiri Moe, Michael Harryman & Nolan Lendved
Gift of $2.1 million from Dr. Monroe and Sandra Trout creates partnership among Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, Morgridge Institute for Research, UW-Madison School of Education and Wisconsin Public Television.

WARF announces new Chief Venture Officer

11.6.18 | WARF | Jeanan Yasiri Moe
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation announced that Mike Partsch will become WARF’s inaugural Chief Venture Officer (CVO).

WARF announces annual grant figures and Innovation Award winners

10.17.18 | WARF | Jeanan Yasiri Moe
Capping a day devoted to advancing campus innovators, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) announced that it has granted the university $73 million for the 2018-19 academic year.

Biomedical engineering feats win WARF Innovation Awards

10.17.18 | WARF | Jeanan Yasiri Moe
A new method to create artificial vascular grafts and a technique for identifying cancer immunotherapy cells have taken top honors from WARF.

Ray Cross and Foxconn’s Alan Yeung on the high-tech future of Wisconsin

10.1.18 | WARF | Jeanan Yasiri Moe
President of UW System and Foxconn executive envision a “global technology hub” and encourage submissions to Smart Cities Smart Futures competition in new essay published by WARF.

WARF Innovation Day Oct. 17: A celebration of bright ideas

9.24.18 | WARF | Jacqui Fuller
Inaugural event to feature quick pitches, futurist keynote and Innovation Award winners.

Winslow Sargeant meets fellowship recipients; engages WARF at United Nations entrepreneurship summit

8.20.18 | WARF | Jeanan Yasiri Moe
Before the summer recess, WARF was host to a meeting of minds as two young scholars at the frontiers of computing had the opportunity to meet the alumnus investing in their success.

Mobilizing alumni to advance the Wisconsin Idea

6.25.18 | WARF | Jeanan Yasiri Moe
Global network can be tapped to turn innovations into jobs and products, says new essay published by WARF.

The right time to bet on the Wisconsin Idea

6.18.18 | WARF | Jeanan Yasiri Moe
Commerce presidents say innovation is part of the state’s character in new essay published by WARF.

The Wisconsin Idea brings companies and academia together

6.4.18 | WARF | Jeanan Yasiri Moe
State Senator and faculty entrepreneur offer inroads for collaboration in new essay published by WARF.