Encouraging Faculty and Staff to Utilize their Expertise and Apply their Scholarship to Support Economic Development in Wisconsin

 

UW System Administration, in collaboration with WiSys Technology Foundation, Inc., is offering three research grant programs to UW faculty: the Applied Research Grant (ARG), the Applied Research-WiSys Technology Advancement Grant (AR-WiTAG), and the Prototype Development Fund (PDF). ARG is offered as a one-year program for all disciplines at all institutions. AR-WiTAG is offered as a one-year program in science and technology fields only and is not available for UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee researchers. However, Madison and Milwaukee faculty may collaborate on AR-WiTAG grant proposals submitted by other UW institutions. PDF is offered as a one-year program to support research and development intended to advance the commercial potential of technologies, and is not available for UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee researchers.


ARG and AR-WiTag Proposal Process

  1. REQUIRED ARG and AR-WiTAG Intent to Submit Email
    Send email to grants@wisys.org and afgp@uwsa.edu that summarizes the proposal’s goals and the research plan. DUE DECEMBER 18, 2017.
  2. ARG and AR-WiTAG Full Proposal Materials
    Click above for the materials needed to apply for the ARG and AR-WiTAG. Please note that full proposals will only be accepted if the required Intent to Submit email was sent on or before December 18, 2016. DUE JANUARY 29, 2018.
  3. ARG and AR-WiTAG Final Reports
    A final report is required for each grant program. A WiSys representative will provide additional information. DUE AUGUST 30, 2019.

PDF Proposal Process

  1. PDF Full Proposal Materials
    Click above for the materials needed to apply for the Prototype Development Fund.
  2. Proposals may be submitted at any time.
  3. PDF Final Reports
    A final report is required for PDF grants. A WiSys representative will provide additional information. DUE AUGUST 30th.