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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. Full Proposals are due by 5:00PM on April 24, 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.

Upcoming Events:

What's Brewing? - First Look Forum Event

Thursday, April 27th, 2017
4:00-7:00 pm

Where: University Club of Milwaukee
2nd Floor Banquet Hall
924 E. Wells St.,
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Cost: FREE!

Cocktails and Hors d'eourves will be served.

Join us
and learn about the latest medical technologies from our esteemed panelists coming in from around the region! Enjoy a brew on us and taste the new and delicious beer concoctions made by Milwaukee brewery, Mobcraft!

See the program below for more information:

Please RSVP by clicking the link: https://events.attend.com/f/1383779488#/reg/0/

Location and Parking information.

This event is being held on behalf of the UWMRF, Medical College of Wisconsin and Concordia University.

In the News

Spotlight on Student Entrepreneur
UWM Ideas Challenge - Lindsey Roddy
April 5, 2017
Lindsey Roddy, an RN, BSN, and Ph.D., student studying Nursing Science at UWM, is reorganizing the public health sector through innovation. As one of the first cohorts enrolled in the NSF I-Corps entrepreneurial pilot program, targeted specifically at nurses, Roddy developed a novel management system that Read more...

Shorewood K-12 & UWM Partnership
Shorewood Today - Page 24
March 13, 2017
Taking creative approaches to solve complex problems or challenges is a critical skill for success in almost any type of environment. The Shorewood School District is preparing students to develop this ability, and a community partnership is giving the effort a big boost.  Read more...

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...

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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.     

Join the Milwaukee Regional Technology Transfer LinkedIn Group to stay informed of our new technology developments.

Contact Us

Brian D. Thompson, President

UWM Research Foundation
1440 East North Avenue
, WI 53202

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Milwaukee, WI 53202
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