Czech science and technology delegation visits UAB
UAB representatives recently met with a science and technology delegation from the Czech Republic to explore collaborations between the university and academic institutions in the European nation.Publix to build on edge of campusDevelopers credit UAB for the growth that is bringing added living and retail space, including a much need grocer, to the city's downtown.UAB places a premium on priorities in its strategic planningA year into the UAB strategic planning process, UAB President Ray L. Watts reflects on the institution’s influence and the importance and initial success of the vital campuswide effort.UAB hydrogen-fuel-cell bus unveiled, joins MAX fleet
The Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority now will have a UAB-developed, zero-emissions bus in its downtown MAX fleet, and the city is home to the only hydrogen-fuel-cell bus and fueling station in the Southeast.UAB helping Birmingham to meet Smarter Cities ChallengeBirmingham, with help from UAB, is one of 16 cities chosen this year to receive a grant that contributes the skills and expertise of IBM’s top talent to help cities address critical issues. It's hoped this will lay the groundwork for change that will help stabilize neighborhoods and lead to sustainable, healthy growth for decades to come.Report: Clinical trials create jobs, develop cures in Alabama
Some 61 percent of the state's industry-sponsored clinical trials are being conducted in Birmingham, home to UAB, according to a report that hails the quantity and the cutting-edge nature of the work.Licensing deal marks coming of age for UAB-UW nanopore sequencing technologyFast, inexpensive gene sequencing needed to make possible personalized medicine.UAB, BBA partner to win prestigious $600,000 NSF Partnership for Innovation grantThe NSF will support a UAB/BBA collaboration through a $600,000 award — the first Partnership for Innovation grant ever given in Alabama.UAB launches company to ID source and nature of cyber threatsUAB launches Malcovery; new company detects cyber threats, neutralizes attacks, minimizes losses for groups in danger of malware attackers.UAB design class partners engineers and entrepreneursUAB class designed to produce marketable solutions now; engineering and business students collaborate to commercialize product creations.