Innovation Advancement

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WiSys Technology Foundation, Inc.

WiSys supports research and technology development, links campus innovators with industry leaders and speeds technology transfer through patent and licensing activities. By connecting innovators from 11 UW System campuses across the state with industry leaders, WiSys helps advance the state’s knowledge economy and accelerates business research and innovation across the region.

UWM Research Foundation

The UWM Research Foundation supports research and innovation at UW-Milwaukee by providing funding and fostering corporate partnerships that support these initiatives.


WARF: Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

WARF has served the University of Wisconsin-Madison scientific community since its 1925 inception by patenting the discoveries of UW-Madison researchers and licensing these technologies to leading companies. WARF also facilitates the use of UW-Madison research and helps commercialize the technology arising from that research for the benefit of humankind.