University of Wisconsin–Madison

UW Faculty and Staff

If you have a business or product idea, and you’re not sure about the next step, explore some of the resources available to you at UW–Madison.

  • Resources at WARF can help you learn about the disclosure process, including who must disclose, how to do so.
  • The Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic offers guidance to faculty on the practices and process of intellectual property and other disclosures.
  • Set up your own start-up workspace right in the center of campus. Co-work alongside other faculty and staff entrepreneurs with affordable, amenity-included Madworks Coworking @1403
  • Explore a series of resources we’ve collected for entrepreneurs featuring ways to move your idea, product or start-up forward.
  • Tap into the wealth of professional development opportunities on campus which can help you advance your own career.
  • Looking to share your story?  Learn how to contact University Communications.
  • Sign-up for our monthly newswire events email. Use it to become aware of business and industry focused events happening in our area.

Need more direction? Contact our liaisons who will work to understand your needs and make the connections you need to be successful.

UW Innovation in Action

Gloved hands manipulate a skinlike material in a labratory setting

Made-in-Madison skin replacement starts final clinical trial for burn victims

Stratatech, a UW-Madison spinoff, aims to prove to the Food and Drug Administration that its material, called StrataGraft, is safe and effective for treating severe burns. More.

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UW-Madison and Kerry working together, sharing success

Shaped by inquisitive graduates, collaborative faculty and Kerry staff, and combined with innovative ideas, UW and Kerry are building on their decades-old partnership, exploring new collaborations. More.

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A relationship with real world benefits for patients and Wisconsin

A multi-decade relationship between UW–Madison and GE Healthcare has created a stream of medical imaging inventions that look inside the human body with increasing accuracy.

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