University of Wisconsin–Madison

UW Faculty and Staff

If you have a business or product idea, and you’re not sure about the next step, explore some of the resources available to you at UW–Madison.

  • Resources at WARF can help you learn about the disclosure process, including who must disclose, how to do so.
  • The Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic offers guidance to faculty on the practices and process of intellectual property and other disclosures.
  • Set up your own start-up workspace right in the center of campus. Co-work alongside other faculty and staff entrepreneurs with affordable, amenity-included Madworks Coworking @1403
  • Explore a series of resources we’ve collected for entrepreneurs featuring ways to move your idea, product or start-up forward.
  • Tap into the wealth of professional development opportunities on campus which can help you advance your own career.
  • Looking to share your story?  Learn how to contact University Communications.
  • Sign-up for our monthly newswire events email. Use it to become aware of business and industry focused events happening in our area.

Need more direction? Contact our liaisons who will work to understand your needs and make the connections you need to be successful.

UW Innovation in Action

Forward BIO Initiative will offer resources to efficiently translate biomanufacturinginnovations into commercial products

Chancellor Rebecca Blank and Bill Murphy, Director of the new Forward BIO Initiative share a moment after the announcement of the $750,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. Learn how this initiative aims to advance Wisconsin’s Position as a national leader in biomanufacturing.

Partnership dating back to 1930 benefits municipality and UW

Pilot programs, research and collaborations mark the long history between multiple UW-Madison schools and programs and the Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District.  More.

MERLIN Mentors celebrates 10 years and countless startup success stories

Learn firsthand how this program has helped to guide entrepreneurs, boosting their potential and ultimately helping grow the economy. More.

 

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