Whilst reviewing tech transfer in central US, GUV takes a closer look at one of the oldest tech transfer organisations in the world.

It would, of course, be criminal to pass through the mid-US without mentioning the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), the technology transfer unit of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the biggest university in the state and one of the two main research institutions (the other being University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee).

One of the oldest – if not the oldest – technology transfer organisations in existence, WARF can trace its roots back to 1925.  The unit was founded by Harry Steenbock, a professor…

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