Washington Research Foundation promotes success at every stage

WRF Spotlight

$38.5 million

Gifts since 1994

162 fellowships

Since 1996

64 companies

Supported by WRF Capital

33 years

Founded in 1981

$410 million

Earned for UW

Funding research

Funding research

Supporting research, scholarship and recruitment at Washington state institutions

Launching startups

Launching startups

Early-stage investment, connections and advisory services for technology commercialization

WRF Capital

WRF Capital

Partnering with visionary entrepreneurs, research institutions and venture capitalists

IP management

IP management

Technology transfer and revenue for biomedical and engineering innovations


WRF advances science and technology

Washington Research Foundation is at the forefront of innovation. Our dedicated support of groundbreaking research and early-stage entrepreneurs helps grow Washington's technology economy.