Academic & Faculty Programs

UW System
Applied Research Grant Program

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Joint UW System-WiSys
Applied Research-WiTAG Program

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Joint UW System-WiSys
Prototype Development Fund Program

Applied Research Grant (ARG), Applied Research-WiSys Technology Advancement Grant (AR-WiTAG), and Prototype Development Fund RFP for 2015-16

Encouraging faculty & staff to utilize their expertise and apply their scholarship to support economic development in Wisconsin.

UW System Administration, in collaboration with WiSys Technology Foundation, Inc., is offering three research grant programs to UW faculty: the Applied Research Grant (ARG), the Applied Research-WiSys Technology Advancement Grant (AR-WiTAG), and the Prototype Development Fund (PDF). ARG is offered as a one-year program for all disciplines at all institutions. AR-WiTAG is offered as a one-year program in science and technology fields only and is not available for UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee researchers. However, Madison and Milwaukee faculty may collaborate on AR-WiTAG grant proposals submitted by other UW institutions. PDF is offered as a one-year program to support research and development intended to advance the commercial potential of technologies, and is not available for UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee researchers.

REQUIRED ARG and AR-WiTAG Intent to Submit Email

Send email to grants@wisys.org, pmakurat@uwsa.edu, and afgp@uwsa.edu that summarizes the proposal's goals and the research plan. DUE DECEMBER 12, 2014.

ARG and AR-WiTAG Full Proposal Materials
Click above for the materials needed to apply for the ARG and AR-WiTAG. Please note that full proposals will only be accepted if the required Intent to Submit email was sent on or before December 12, 2014. DUE FEBRUARY 13, 2015.

PDF Full Proposal Materials
Click above for the materials needed to apply for the Prototype Development Fund. Applications may be submitted at any time.

ARG, AR-WiTAG, and PDF Final Reports
A final report is required for each grant program. A WiSys representative will provide additional information. DUE AUGUST 30, 2015.

Previous Grant Recipients
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