Grants

Competitive Grants

Ignite Grants (Applied Research)

UW System Administration, in collaboration with WiSys, is pleased to offer the Ignite Grant Program (formerly known as the Applied Research Grant Programs - ARG, AR-WiTAG and PDF) to UW System faculty  and academic staff for applied research and prototype development.  

Intent to Submit Due:
11/30/20
Full Proposal Due:
1/25/21
Award Announcements:
5/1/21
State Release of Funds:
7/1/21
Funding Must be Used by:
8/31/22
Final Report Due by:
9/30/22


Apply Anytime

Ignite Grants (Prototype Development)

Due to the financial impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, UW System temporarily suspended applications for prototype development funding for fiscal year 2021-22.  Please contact your WiSys Regional Associate if you have a prototype development project that requires funding to discuss other options that may be available to you.

WiSCAP

The Wisconsin Small Company Advancement Program (WiSCAP) connects the high-tech research and development needs of Wisconsin Small companies with the technical expertise of faculty at the UW Comprehensive campuses.