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Startup Guide

Startup Guide

UAB embodies a spirit of discovery that advances knowledge, solves real-world problems and drives economic development. This guide serves academic entrepreneurs interested in commercializing an invention.

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Navigating UAB Commercialization Resources

Disclose Intellectual Property

Licensing experts will help you explore commercial opportunities.

Harness the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Tap into training, mentorship, and funding opportunities on campus and locally.

Consult CIRB, Compliance and OSP

Understand the policies for launching a startup and using UAB resources.

Harmonized Research Commercialization PDF

Want to share these resources with your team? Download our research commercialization deck.