Applied Research Grant
(ARG), Combined Applied Research-WiSys Technology Advancement Grant (AR-WiTAG) and Prototype Development Fund (PDF) for 2013-2014 (Click here for detailed instructions)
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UW System Administration (UWSA), in collaboration with WiSys, is offering three research grant programs to UW faculty: the Applied Research Grant (ARG), a combined Applied Research-WiSys Technology Advancement Grant (AR-WiTAG) and a Prototype Development Fund (PDF). ARG is offered as a one-year program for all disciplines on all campuses. AR-WiTAG is offered as a one-year program in science and technology fields only and is not available for UW-Madison or UW-Milwaukee researchers. However, Madison or Milwaukee faculty may collaborate on AR-WiTAG grant proposals submitted by other UW campuses. WiSys has access to prototype development funds (PDF) to develop prototypes of inventions. In order to be eligible, the invention must be disclosed to WiSys and WiSys must agree to market the technology. Currently PDF grants are limited to $15,000 or less.
Click here for all of the materials you will need to submit a pre-proposal.
Full Proposal Materials
Click here for all of the materials you will need to submit a full proposal.
For the materials needed to apply for the Prototype Development Fund please click here.
Pre-Proposal Application Submission Form
Pre-proposals are not currently being accepted for 2013-2014.
Full Proposal Application Submission Form
Full-proposals are now being accepted for 2013-2014. Thank you for your submissions.
PDF Application Submission Form
Use this form to submit your Prototype Development Fund application securely online.
Final Report Submission Form
After your grant period has ended, we require you to submit a final report to WiSys for review. Please use this form to submit that report.
- ARG and AR-WiTAG pre-proposals due November 9, 2012.
- ARG full proposals due January 14, 2013.
- AR-WiTAG full proposals due January 14, 2013 and July 1, 2013.
- PDF proposals due November 9, 2012, February 15, 2013, August 16, 2013, November 8, 2013 and February 14, 2014.
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