Washington Research Foundation supports groundbreaking technology in the life sciences, physical sciences and information sciences. By advancing brilliant research and early-stage entrepreneurs, we help to grow Washington's technology economy.
We take pride in our team's strategic and collaborative approach, and are uniquely suited to excel at:
- Fueling the engine of innovation. WRF focuses on attracting outstanding researchers, constructing state-of-the-art facilities, and supporting promising students.
- Bridging the commercialization gap. Through our commercialization gap funding and Entrepreneur-in-Residence programs, WRF provides the advice and funds to bridge the gap between innovative idea and marketable product.
- Launching Washington businesses. Our venture fund, WRF Capital, specializes in spinouts from Washington nonprofit research institutions. We offer the knowledge, connections and funding that young companies need to succeed.