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March 5, 2015



 

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Water Equipment & Policy (WEP) NSF I/UCRC Grant Program Call for Proposals for UWM and Marquette University
The WEP center is pleased to announce that it will award around $600K in the sixth round of research grants. These awards will be made to seed promising research in areas that are defined in the center technology roadmap and will benefit member companies. The deadline for submission of proposals is September 4, 2015. Please visit the program page for more information.


GE Catalyst Grant Program Call for Proposals
This program is part of a larger effort by GE Healthcare aimed at building a pipeline of Wisconsin-based medical imaging software developers and researchers to drive the next generation of healthcare technology globally. Invitations for full proposals will be issued on March 30, 2015. Please visit the program page for more information.
  

Bradley-Herzfeld Catalyst Grant Program Call for Proposals
This round of Catalyst Grants is supported by the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation and the Richard and Ethel Herzfeld Foundation. These awards will be made to seed promising research and development in areas where UWM has the greatest potential to impact local economy through commercialization activities. Abstracts are due by 5:00PM on March 19, 2015. Please visit the program page for more information.





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The primary purpose of the UWM Research Foundation, Inc. is to support research and innovation at UWM by providing funding for scholarships and grants and by engaging in corporate partnering activities to that end.


In the News

Pathways to Innovation Program View the video below featuring UWM Professor, Dr. Ilya Avdeev, UWMRF Entrepreneur-In-Residence, Dr. Carlton Reeves, and UWM Engineering Student, Alex Francis, as they participate in the Pathways to Innovation Program.

Pathways to Innovation Program from Epicenter on Vimeo.

The Pathways to Innovation Program, created and run by Epicenter, is designed to help institutions transform the experience of their undergraduate engineering students and fully incorporate innovation and entrepreneurship into a range of courses as well as strengthen co- and extra-curricular offerings. Read more...

The Growth of UWM Research Foundation The mood in the JCI conference room was both celebratory and anxious as Junhong Chen and five others were recognized with bronze plaques describing their new patents. He and his fellow innovators were honored last week by the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Research Foundation (UWMRF) and Chancellor Mark Mone for leading the way toward a new UWM reality, that of a significant player in the world of research and development.

The celebration marked a remarkable acceleration in bringing academic research to the real world in the form of patents, licenses, startup companies and then a virtuous cycle of more research dollars. UWMRF has now successfully processed 41 patents since it launched nine years ago. Read more...


UWM researchers throw a new wrench into the system
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has developed a new wrench aimed at preventing serious and costly injuries among meter technicians. Read more...

Bringing business and UWM together to jump start academic research On the October 10, 2013 edition of UWM Today, explore a unique program that is helping to jumpstart important academic research in a way that brings business and the university together. Host Tom Luljak talks with Brian Thompson, President of the UWM Research Foundation. Listen to the interview below. 


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Student Startup
Challenge
UWM students and recent graduates are invited to join the UWM Student Startup Challenge.  Up to three innovation ideas will be selected for prototyping and business launch.     
Click here to submit your idea

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