URP Resource Center

The Resource Center provides links to organizations that help further URP’s mission of encouraging development and commercialization of new ideas. We hope you find this page useful and informative.


Simply click on the logo you are interested in to find out more.

The Innovate website is the front door to find resources designed to help UW–Madison problem solvers bring their innovations to the marketplace.
Forward BIOLABS’ co-working life science labs are fully equipped, maintained, and supported, and come with concierge introductions, training, and networking.
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D2P provides resources that can help transform innovations originating at UW–Madison into products and services.
MERLIN Mentors is comprised of experienced business leaders who volunteer their time, knowledge and experience to help convert entrepreneurs’ ideas into developing companies.
The Office of Business Engagement (formerly the Office of Corporate Relations) connects business and industry with the resources they need to advance their businesses.
WARF supports scientific research within the UW–Madison community by providing financial support, actively managing assets, and moving innovations to the marketplace for a financial return and global impact.
INSITE maintains UW–Madison’s most comprehensive database of entrepreneurship resources on campus and in the community.
UW Law+Entrepreneurship
The Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic provides free legal services to nascent entrepreneurs and early stage companies through the work of law students supervised by faculty and private sector attorneys.
Center for Technology Commercializatio
Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC) is where you will find the support and resources you need to bring your innovation to market.
Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship
Through consulting, education and data analysis, the Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship serves Wisconsin’s aspiring, new and established small businesses to improve performance and increase capabilities for success.
uw health isthmus project
Isthmus Project is a business incubator that provides support for creative ideas that aim to achieve better health outcomes or solve problems facing UW Health patients, providers and the health system.
BioForward serves as the independent voice of Wisconsin’s biohealth industry, providing services and resources to support the growth of our industry throughout the U.S. and the world.
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce
As the business voice of our community, the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce is focused on creating prosperity and opportunity that will lead to community wealth and bring Greater Madison to its full potential.
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The Wisconsin Technology Council serves an important in-state networking role through the Innovation Network, a membership arm that is dedicated to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship.
Madison Region Economic Partnership
Madison Region Economic Partnership (MadREP) is the economic development agency for the eight-county Madison Region of southcentral Wisconsin.
Tech Council Investor Networks
The Tech Council Investor Networks has collected, linked and created a number of resources for investors and entrepreneurs.