While the Office of Corporate Relations is not directly involved in technology transfer activities at UW–Madison, we work closely to make connections with our colleagues at WARF so businesses can understand 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.
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’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.
WARF and UW–Madison ranked sixth among universities in U.S. utility patents in 2016.