UAB start-up company revolutionizing production of nanofibers

UAB start-up company revolutionizing production of nanofibers

Open the doors at TruSpin, and one’s eyes are immediately drawn to a machine spinning out a dense, wispy web onto an enormous spool suspended from above.

While this might look like a mad scientist’s method for making cotton candy, it’s actually the future of nanofiber manufacturing, and the nanofibers created have the potential for seismic impact in the scientific world.

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Collaboration benefits both campus inventors and MBA students

Collaboration benefits both campus inventors and MBA students

The Harbert Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (HIIE), a campus entity tasked with commercializing innovations developed by scientists, faculty and staff at UAB, recently collaborated with students in Dr. Douglas Ayers' Start-Up Planning and Pitching class in the Collat School of Business MBA program to develop business plans for two UAB technologies. This partnership culminated in presentations to a panel of local business leaders on April 20, 2022.

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