Inspire discovery and entrepreneurial thinkingVisionary leadership that nurtured a nascent medical center in the 1940s formed the pillars for the internationally acclaimed research university UAB would become: Dream big. Dare to cross boundaries. Be relentless in pursuit of knowledge. Use it to change destinies.
UAB’s Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship improves the efficiency and competitiveness of that research engine in an environment that fuels and sustains innovation among faculty, researchers, students and community leaders.
We can accelerate new company formation and technology transfer through improved and flexible processes that build on successes of the UAB Research Foundation. Since its inception, UABRF has generated more than $64 million in licensing revenues and helped created 55 start-up companies based on products and technologies discovered at UAB.