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Partner's Reception

University Club of Milwaukee
March 9, 2017


Research Opportunities

Bradley Catalyst
Grant Program 2017

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 2, 2017. Please visit the program page for more information.

Water Equipment & Policy (WEP) NSF I/UCRC
2017 Grant Program 
UWM and Marquette University

GE Catalyst
Grant Program

The UWM Research Foundation, Inc., is a private non-stock, non-profit corporation under Chapter 181 of the Wisconsin Statutes. Organized and operated exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986,  the UWM Research Foundation is controlled by the UWM Foundation, Inc.

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

Local Universities Help Student Entrepreneurs
Biz Times - Higher Education & Research
March 6, 2017
Michael Van Kleunen is a student entrepreneur living in Milwaukee. Now enrolled in his first year of law school at Marquette University, he studied political science and economics as an undergrad at Hanover College, a liberal arts school in Hanover, Indiana. Despite his educational background  Read more...

Spotlight on Student Entrepreneur
UWM Ideas Challenge - Jared Judge
February 14, 2017
Jared Judge, a graduate student pursing an orchestral conducting degree at the University Wisconsin-Milwaukee, has created a successful startup company that connects local musicians, artists, UWM students and alumni with local event and wedding planners. The innovative new booking platform  Read more...

UWMRF Licenses Novel Cancer Drug
UWM Report - Dr. Alexander Arnold
February 9, 2017
Arizona-based Systems Oncology has licensed a patented drug compound from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Research Foundation. The compound offers safe and effective suppression of tumors using a unique approach. The compound disrupts the interaction between  Read more...

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Student Startup
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.     

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Brian D. Thompson, President

UWM Research Foundation
1440 East North Avenue
, WI 53202

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