Our goal is the advancement of the most innovative academic research in Washington state, with a focus on life sciences and enabling technologies.
We invest in people and partnerships to move ideas forward by supporting scientists and researchers who advance life-changing innovations, and we work closely with the institutions that underpin this work.
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WRF provides grants to support research in life sciences and enabling technologies at nonprofit institutions in Washington state. Apply here.
We invest in startups based in Washington
As a leading early-stage investor, WRF Capital works with entrepreneurs, research institutions, other investors and industry partners to transform great ideas into successful Washington-based businesses.