University of Wisconsin–Madison

Technology Transfer

While the Office of Business Engagement is not directly involved in technology transfer activities at UW–Madison, we work closely to make connections with our colleagues at the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF).  Feel free to contact us and we can get you connected to the team that can show you how the innovations and technologies developed at UW can advance business strategies.

Business and Industry Partners

If your business is looking to license UW–Madison technology, learn how to connect with licensing representatives at Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF). WARF guides you step by step through the different arrangements, providing access to more than 1,760 WARF-patented technologies. Don’t see something you’re interested in right now? Sign up to get notified of monthly inventions available for licensing through WARF.

UW–Madison Researchers

When you have an invention or technology and need to understand the next steps, connect with intellectual property managers at WARF. This team guides faculty, staff, and students through the process from campus to formal disclosures.

In the news:
WARF has invited thought leaders from throughout Wisconsin to contribute their perspectives on Innovation and the Wisconsin Idea. Follow their series

WARF’s investment in UW–Madison-based research and education is approximately $80.9 million for 2017-18

WARF to rev up funding for startup companies: $60 million in next 8 years.

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.

 

More of UW in Action

Learn more about UW-Madisons Strength in Numbers
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