University of Wisconsin System students, faculty, and academic staff conduct world-renowned research designed to advance the public good and encourage entrepreneurial growth and innovation throughout the state. Aided by university patent and trademark services, research efforts translate into new jobs, new business start-ups, campus-industry collaborations, and other economic opportunities.
Each UW institution provides information on academic research and development programs, grants, and other activities and resources.
UW Research Programs and Resources
- UW-Eau Claire - Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
- UW-Green Bay - Institute for Research
- UW-La Crosse - Research and Sponsored Programs
- UW-Madison - Research Resources
- UW-Milwaukee - Research Resources
- UW-Oshkosh - Office of Grants and Faculty Development
- UW-Parkside - Supporting Student Excellence: Faculty/Student Research
- UW-Platteville - Office of Sponsored Programs
- UW-River Falls - Office of Grants and Research
- UW-Stevens Point - Grant Support Services Office
- UW-Stout - Research Services
- UW-Superior - Grants and Research Office
- UW-Whitewater - Research and Sponsored Programs
- UW Colleges - Grant Writing and Development
- UW-Extension - Business Services Extramural Support
Research Grant Contacts
- Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) - Patents the discoveries of UW-Madison researchers and licenses these technologies to leading companies in Wisconsin, the United States, and worldwide.
- UWM Research Foundation - Supports research and innovation at UW-Milwaukee by providing funding for scholarships and grants and by engaging in corporate partnering activities.
- WiSys Technology Foundation, Inc. - A subsidiary of WARF, WiSys identifies innovative technologies developed throughout the UW System to bring them to the marketplace.
Announces Institutionalizing Undergraduate Research Workshop
Participants (Dec. 13, 2010)
The UW System has been selected to participate in a state-wide workshop devoted to institutionalizing undergraduate research. The focus will be on developing and sharing best practices throughout the UW System and focusing on undergraduate research to serve as an economic engine throughout the state. This award is made possible, in part, through the National Science Foundation.
- UW System Entreprenurship Summit
- UW System Posters in the Rotunda, A Symposium of Undergraduate Research
- Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)
- "The Economic Value of Academic Research and Development in Wisconsin," Wisconsin Technology Council Report, January 2009. Includes a new section on p. 31: "Academic R&D: A Tour of the UW System."
- Research to Jobs Task Force