Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

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Science & Technology Research

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Company Description

Since its founding in 1925, WARF has served the University of Wisconsin-Madison scientific community by patenting the discoveries of UW-Madison researchers and licensing these technologies to leading companies in Wisconsin, the United States and worldwide. In this way, WARF also facilitates the use of UW-Madison research for the maximum benefit of society. WARF distributes the income from commercial licenses to the UW-Madison, the inventors and their departments. Each year, WARF contributes more than $45 million to fund additional UW-Madison research. The university refers to WARF's annual gifts as its "margin of excellence" funding.

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Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer

Deputy Chief Investment Officer

General Counsel

Chief Venture Officer

Associate General Counsel

Senior Director, IP & Licensing

Senior Director, Finance

Controller Mir

Chief Technology & Commercialization Officer

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Accuray Inc. purchases TomoTherapy, Inc. from Venture Investors LLC, Ascension Ventures LLC, AvTech Ventures LLC, Advantage Capital Partners, Open Prairie Ventures, Inc., Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Advisors & Consultants
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Quarles & Brady LLP is a large U.S. law firm based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. According to the National Law Journal's 2012 rankings, it is the 107th largest law firm in the United States, and the second-largest firm in the state of Wisconsin. The firm also ranked 184th in profit per attorney on the 2010 AmLaw 200 survey. Quarles & Brady was formed in 1974 by the merger of two older firms: Brady Tyrrell Cotter & Cutler and Quarles Herriott Clemons Teschner & Noelke. In 2000, the firm merged with Streich Lang, a prominent Phoenix, Arizona law firm. After being known in Arizona as Quarles & Brady Streich Lang LLP, the firm shortened its name and is now uniformly known as Quarles & Brady LLP.

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Berkeley Research Group LLC provides business consulting and advisory services. It offers disputes and investigations, corporate finance, and strategy and operations services. The company was founded by David J. Teece in February 2010 and is headquartered in Emeryville, CA.

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CPA Global Ltd. engages in the provision of intellectual property management and IP software services. It offers contract management; litigation support; intellectual property software; renewals; data management; and research and consulting services. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in St. Helier, the United Kingdom.

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Partner at Quarles & Brady LLP


Accuray is a radiation oncology company that develops, manufactures and sells personalized, innovative treatment solutions that set the standard of care with the aim of helping patients live longer, better lives. The Company's leading-edge technologies deliver the full range of radiation therapy and radiosurgery treatments.

Lineage Cell Therapeutics, Inc. operates as a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing new cellular therapies for degenerative retinal diseases, neurological conditions associated with demyelination, and aiding the body in detecting and combating cancer. The company's programs are based on two core proprietary technology platforms: cell replacement and cell and drug delivery. Its cell replacement platform creates new cells and tissues with its pluripotent and progenitor cell technologies. The company's cell and drug delivery programs are based upon its proprietary HyStem cell and drug delivery matrix technology. It engages in the research and development of regenerative medicine or therapeutic products for advancement in the field of oncology, orthopedics, retinal and neurological diseases and disorders, blood and vascular system diseases and disorders, blood plasma volume expansion, diagnostic products for the early detection of cancer and hydrogel products that may be used in surgery and products for human embryonic stem cell research. The company was founded by Judith Segall, Hal Sternberg, Paul E. Segall and Harold D. Waitz on November 30, 1990 and is headquartered in Alameda, CA.

Tecogen, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, marketing, and maintenance of cogeneration and combined heat and power products. It operates through the Products and Services; and Energy Production segments. The Products and Services segment designs, manufactures, and retails industrial and commercial cogeneration systems. The Energy Production segment sells energy in the form of electricity, heat, hot water, and cooling to customers under long-term sales agreements. The company was founded by George N. Hatsopoulos and John N. Hatsopoulos in 1987 and is headquartered in Waltham, MA.

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$1,000 - $4,999
$2,500 - $4,999
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
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Gregor Diagnostics, Inc. develops and manufactures molecular diagnostics screening tests for prostate cancer. It provides proprietary system to maintain biomarker stability in the seminal fluid. The company was founded by Tobias Zutz in February 2016 and is headquartered in Madison, WI.

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healthMyne, Inc. develops imaging technologies for medical applications. The firm offers clinical integration, analytics, image analysis, reporting and sharing services. It specializes in analytics and imaging technology for oncology diagnostic, treatment and monitoring. The company was founded by Thomas Mackie, Roger Chylla, Praveen Sinha, Hao Wang and Mark Gehring in 2012 and is headquartered in Madison, WI.

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Silatronix, Inc. develops and manufactures highly stable organosilicon electrolytes for advanced lithium-ion batteries and capacitors. It is commercializing a new class of patented materials based on organosilicon compounds that are environmentally friendly, non-flammable, high temperature materials suited for use as electrolytes, binders, and coatings in energy storage devices. The firm’s organosilicon compounds are used in rechargeable and non-rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and lithium based electrochemical systems. The company founded by Winslow L. Sargeant, Robert C. West and Robert Hamers in 2007 and is headquartered in Madison, WI.

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