UW–Madison Resource Directory

This is a directory of innovation and entreprenurial resources for UW–Madison faculty, staff, students and alumni. All resources and programs below serve early-stage innovators through incorporation, market introduction and rollout, and many support innovators through growth and expansion. Not sure which resource is right for you? Contact Discovery to Product (D2P), and we’ll help you connect to the right resource at the right time.

Looking for community resources? Check out the Start In Madison Region directory.

UW–Madison Resource Directory

Organization wdt_ID Website Description Services
1 Discovery to Product (D2P) D2P provides free education and mentoring for UW–Madison faculty, staff, and student innovators who want to develop an idea for an innovative product, service, or novel approach to a social problem. Serving:
Faculty
Graduate Students
Postdocs
Staff
Undergraduate Students

Services:
Accelerator
Business Plan Training & Assistance
Entrepreneurial Hub
One-on-One Counseling
Startup Classes
2 WARF Accelerator Program WARF Accelerator provides business resources and targeted funding to help UW-Madison inventors advance commercially promising technologies closer to the marketplace. Accelerator support has helped inventors develop prototypes, demonstrations and field trials, assess markets, determine customer requirements, and identify collaborators and potential investors. Serving:
Faculty
Graduate Students
Postdocs
Staff

Services:
Accelerator
Formal Mentoring Programs
Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information
Prototype Development
R&D Support
3 Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship The Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship at the Wisconsin School of Business fosters entrepreneurial thinking for UW-Madison students at all levels across campus, whether undergraduate or graduate, business majors, or students in a non-business program. Serving:
Alumni
Graduate Students
Postdocs
Undergraduate Students

Services:
One-on-One Counseling
Student Training
Training and Education
Organization Website Description Services