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Center for Technology Commercialization – Assists in securing federal funding through the Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer programs.

Entrepreneurial Development Micro Grants – Small-grant program run by UW-Madison’s Office of Corporate Relations.

Facade Grant – Milwaukee Department of City Development – Provides financial assistance to businesses and commercial property owners interested in renovating the street faces of their buildings.

Innovation and Economic Development Research Grants – Available to UW-Madison faculty to promote research that benefits Wisconsin’s economy.

Retail Investment Fund – Milwaukee Department of City Development – Grant program that funds retail development projects located in neighborhood business districts in Milwaukee.

Robert Draper Technology Innovation Grants – Awarded to UW-Madison faculty to assist in licensing or patenting inventions.

Small Business Innovation Research Program – Awards grants to U.S. small businesses to fund the critical startup and development stages of technology companies.

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation – Administers multiple grant programs including the Trade Show Grant Program; Technology Bridge Grants, and Technology Matching Grants.