University of Wisconsin–Madison

Research and Expertise

UW–Madison is a research powerhouse with an academic and scientific infrastructure to transform discoveries into resources and products that address real-world issues. It offers business and industry the expertise and opportunities to form collaborations and partnerships. Our business engagement liaisons are poised to explore your business challenge and help connect you with best resource to address your needs.

Some of the opportunities that are available include:

Research Partnership Agreements

The Office of Industrial Partnerships, a part of Research and Sponsored Programs, provides institutional review and negotiation of agreements supporting partnership relationships and serves as a point of contact for UW investigators and industry partners.

Tap International Expertise

The International Division serves business, government and the public in an age of globalization. The Division houses the Institute for Regional International Studies, which features internationally focused research centers and departments that provide programs, strategy, analysis, and education.

UW–Madison’s International Internship Program develops a global talent pool to serve the needs of state, national and international employers.

Bring UW–Madison Speakers Bureau

UW–Madison faculty and/or staff are available to visit your organization for a talk through our Speakers Bureau. Our speakers all volunteer their time and talents and feature a diversity of topics. The Speakers Bureau, which is funded by private donations, covers their travel costs to organizations within the state of Wisconsin. Find speakers and topics at the Speakers Bureau website.