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

Sparking healing: UW Engineers unveil an exciting tool in helping the body heal

UW Engineers have figured out a way to speed up the body’s natural healing time with a low-cost wound dressing. Learn how it taps energy generated from a patient’s own body motions to apply gentle electrical pulses at the site of an injury.

A first of its kind program in US – UW-Madison takes the lead

In response to an evolving job market, UW-Madison launches a new master’s in quantum computing, the first of its kind in the US, and aimed at quickly solving business demands. More.

Rockwell Automation amps up education and research with new lab at UW

In a win-win situation UW-Madison engineering students have the chance to gain real-world experience in a one-of-a-kind facility, while at the same time, Rockwell can ensure that future generations of engineers join the workforce with above-par technical skills. More.

More of UW in Action

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