Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the Innovate Fellows program are trained and compensated to evaluate new inventions on campus through market, prior art and patent analyses to assess commercial merit.

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New state legislation matches federal small-business grants to Alabama-based recipients. Find out how to take advantage of these opportunities in the updated UAB Startup Guide, created by the university's Entrepreneurial Development Committee.
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With his idea for a coil that travels through the vasculature much like a sailboat riding the breeze, a UAB neuroradiologist has earned a commercialization grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

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Faculty, staff, student and community innovators were recognized for their 2020 contributions to COVID-19 research, innovation and entrepreneurship during the fifth annual UAB Innovation Awards presented by the Bill L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Oct. 29.

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A faculty member in the School of Health Professions turns his own experiences running research projects into a vision for a comprehensive, automated digital solution with the help of funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

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A novel detergent-like compound developed by UAB researchers that blocks HIV and HSV viruses from entering cells could have the same effect against the virus that causes COVID-19. The team is exploring the compound’s potential with a commercialization grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

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ScopeAssist, invented by a physician and an engineer, is designed to help surgeons deal with the rigors associated with endoscopic surgeries.

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Doctors don’t have anything to reliably collect urine from neonates. A solution to this problem earned a commercialization grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

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The vaccine pipeline rests largely on a single tree in Chile. A sustainable, cost-effective solution from this UAB chemist earned him a commercialization grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

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Most PPE goes on the provider, not the patient. A solution to this problem from UAB faculty earned them a commercialization grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

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Projects will receive U.S. Economic Development Administration grant support for proof-of-concept and early-stage product development.

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Department creates environment for entrepreneurial activity that fuels advances in artificial intelligence, cancer prediction and patient safety.

You don’t have to build a better mousetrap to move markets — discoveries, artworks, inventions and websites can all qualify for protection. Here are your rights and obligations as a UAB employee with potential IP.

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UAB staff and faculty share what drives them to volunteer their time for community-focused projects like the upcoming InnoHack 2020 event.

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The annual UAB Innovation Awards Breakfast highlights student, faculty, staff and community innovators for their contributions to research, innovation and entrepreneurship on campus.

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50thShieldONLY COLORFrom traveling to Antarctica to publishing children’s books, from taking biology educational tools to India to planting pollinator gardens on campus, women have been integral to shaping UAB’s reputation its 50-year history. As part of its annual coverage of Women’s History Month, the UAB Reporter has gathered examples of its more recent coverage of women at UAB.

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The strategic plan addresses the trends and challenges facing higher education and academic medical centers and sets goals and objectives around three common themes. A new metrics dashboard offers current status and annual goals for each mission pillar.

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More than 300 employees with 20-plus years of service to UAB will be honored March 1.

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The Bill L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship highlighted student, employee and community-partner UAB Innovation Award winners.

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