COVID-19: Tips and resources for entrepreneurs
Last week WARF and UW–Madison hosted a first-ever virtual summit to address what small businesses and entrepreneurs need to know, right now, about the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts from campus and across the region offered intelligence and strategies for navigating uncertain times.
Event will provide visibility, resources for prototypes
WARF is accepting submissions from makers to show their prototypes at the Build it, Badgers! event April 2. All faculty, staff and students — from artists to engineers, software designers to tinkerers — are invited to enter by Feb. 21.
WARF announces annual grant figures and 2019 Innovation Award winners
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation has granted the university $80 million and the Morgridge Institute $11.9 million, and is honoring faculty members who made significant technological advances.
WARF provides $15 million gift for School of Veterinary Medicine building project
Design for the building project has begun and construction is expected to begin in the summer of 2021, with projected completion of the addition in 2023 and renovations to the existing building in 2024.
Wisconsin Science Festival encourages science exploration statewide
The festival, held Oct. 17 through 20, will feature more than 220 events statewide ranging from fossil exploration and robotic engineering to animal encounters and the science of Star Wars.
UW2020 competition marks four years with Round 6 call for proposals
The competition, UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative, offers funds for investigative and infrastructure projects with the goal of supporting collaborative, multidisciplinary and transformative research.
Double dipping: Dual-action ‘slippery’ catheter fights bacteria
A super-slippery coating being developed at a University of Wisconsin–Madison lab could benefit medical catheters, factory equipment, and even someday, oil tankers. The coating contains…
Faculty receive WARF, Kellett, Romnes awards
Thirty-two members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty have been awarded 2019-20 faculty fellowships. The awardees span the four divisions — arts and humanities, physical sciences, social sciences and biological sciences — on campus.
WARF bets big on new squad of drug hunters
“We are building a preclinical drug discovery organization,” says WARF Therapeutics Director Jon Young, who has worked in drug development at Merck Research Laboratories, Regulus Therapeutics and Celgene.
WARF announces annual grant figures and 2018 Innovation Award winners
WARF has granted the university $73 million for the 2018-19 academic year, along with $12.5 million for the Morgridge Institute for Research, in its annual investment in UW–Madison-based research and education.
WARF announces annual grant figures and Innovation Award winners
Capping a day devoted to advancing campus innovators, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) announced that it has granted the university $73 million for the 2018-19 academic year.
A hands-on exploration of science
Dozens of interactive, hands-on exploration stations at the Wisconsin Science Festival's Discovery Expo at the Discovery Building on Thursday and Friday helped attendees learn about virtual reality, health and medicine, chemistry, astrobotany and more science topics.
New funding opportunity supports research into contemporary social problems
The grants will fund research with implications for promoting economic prosperity, enhancing social and psychological well-being, and improving health outcomes in the U.S.