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Successful entrepreneur will lead Innovation Depot as CEO.
An anti-aging cosmeceutical and pharmaceutical company launches startup in Birmingham, Alabama, with a national leadership team.
A student-led startup company and product of the new UAB Commercialization Accelerator is profitable and moving into Innovation Depot.
John Strohm, a music technology grad, says he owes a debt of gratitude to UAB and his professors for “making it easy to find my way on this professional journey.”
UAB’s 100 Gbps Internet connection helps entrepreneurs and students at Innovation Depot accelerate their success.
UAB and Innovation Depot are among the 42 organizations from 28 states that received more than $17 million to create and expand cluster-focused proof-of-concept and commercialization programs, and early-stage seed capital funds.

The ceremony will include employers that are hiring graduates. Prior graduates have secured employment with organizations like Blue Cross Blue Shield, Honda, Protective Life and UAB.

The City of Birmingham has secured a $75,000 grant from the National Conference of Mayors to support the UAB-led Innovate Birmingham workforce development initiative.

The Innovate Birmingham Regional Workforce Partnership, a broad coalition of public, community, business and education leaders committed to fostering economic growth for the region and offering better opportunities for young adults, partnered to secure a nearly $6 million U.S. Department of Labor Education and Training Administration’s America’s Promise grant. 

UAB students are facing — and winning — a Shark Tank-style challenge with a tantalizing prize: the opportunity to launch their own start-ups inside Birmingham’s Innovation Depot before they graduate. Discover how UAB’s Collat School of Business and School of Engineering emphasize entrepreneurship by helping students bring their innovative ideas to life.