Ignite Grant Program for Applied Research

Ignite Grant funding for applied research aims to encourage faculty & staff to utilize their expertise and apply their scholarship to support economic development in Wisconsin

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.

Ignite funding for applied research is offered as a fourteen (14) month program for all disciplines at all institutions.  

Due date for 2020-2021 intent to submit  - December 2, 2019.
Due date for full proposals* for 2020-2021 - January 27, 2020.

*Applicants must submit an intent to submit in order to be eligible to submit a full proposal.


Ignite Grant Program Webinar

Intent to Submit Due:
12/2/19
Full Proposal Due:
1/27/20
Award Announcements:
5/1/20
State Release of Funds:
7/1/20
Funding Must be Used by:
8/31/21
Final Report Due by:
9/30/21