partnershipsThe Office of Research Engagement and Partnerships promotes and fosters all types of industry-based research and collaborations and works to improve relevant institutional efficiencies. This office promote UAB’s mission-pillar of economic development by facilitating success of business enterprises involving the use of technologies developed by UAB employees and students. Additionally, this office oversees the Southeast Health Alliance for Research (SHARe), a platform for catalyzing and supporting multisite studies and clinical trials across the Deep South region, as part of UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science. Finally, it is the point of contact Trial Innovation Network, a nationwide effort focusing on operational innovation, excellence, and collaboration for multi-site trials.