University of Wisconsin–Madison

Technology Transfer

While the Office of Corporate Relations is not directly involved in technology transfer activities at UW–Madison, our campus partners are leaders in their fields and are organized to serve your needs.

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.

UW–Madison Researchers

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.

UW Innovation in Action

UW-Madison professional development course boosts output for Wausau manufacturer

When the operations director at JARP Industries signed up for a lean operations course at UW-Madison, he wasn’t expecting the impact it would deliver. Learn how the course shaped plant manufacturing practices and updated workflow, output and efficiency. More.

UW awarded second research grant from NBA and GE Healthcare

The latest grant will support research looking at the prevention and treatment of hamstring injuries. And while the focus will be on the elite athletes, the knowledge will benefit everyone who takes the court. More.

UW-Madison engineers collaborate to provide answers to Fiskars on key product line

In a unique collaboration, Fiskars turned to UW-Madison engineers to test how effective its new shock-absorbing hammer is at helping users avoid overuse injuries. The results shaped key decision-making on advancing the product line. More.

More of UW in Action

OCR Events Calendar UW-Madison Business Engagement Day on Campus