Wisconsin is addressing global health and sustainability challenges and propelling the world toward better solutions through proven expertise across the full biohealth spectrum, including medical devices and diagnostics, biotechnology and biopharmaceuticals, digital health and health research.
Wisconsin innovators, scientists and entrepreneurs are working side-by-side to address the world’s evolving health challenges. Wisconsin boasts some of the nation’s top research institutes, with the University of Wisconsin-Madison investing more than $1 billion annually in research and development. The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), founded in 1925, is among the oldest and most successful technology transfer offices in the nation. Technology transfer offices at the Wisconsin System Technology Foundation, Medical College of Wisconsin, Marquette University and the Blood Center of Wisconsin also provide assistance for researchers and inventors to commercialize their discoveries, helping to ensure that scientific breakthroughs reach their potential to save and enhance lives.
Due to Wisconsin’s strength in multiple subsectors of biohealth, the state has become an attractive destination for foreign direct investment. Many biohealth startups in Wisconsin have grown into thriving companies with valuable technology drawing international interest.
Wisconsin’s culture of discovery and dedication to improving human health around the world creates opportunities for business, career and personal fulfillment.