Welcome to the University of Alabama
Office for Technology Transfer

Kickstarting for Alabama.

OTT Quick Links


OTT collaborates to create innovative solutions to industry problems through activities such as license agreements and sponsored research.

Industry Resources

Click below to view OTT's technology portfolio. Other forms and agreements can be found in the dropdown menu under the links tab at the top of the page.



One of OTT's primary duties is to educate UA's faculty, staff, and students on how to protect and commercialize their cutting edge inventions.

Inventor Resources

The process starts by filling out the invention disclosure form. Click the button below and then click the Invention Disclosure button to download the form and begin.

Disclosure Form


OTT provides many resources and support for students. From entrepreneurship counseling to an internship for the semester.

Student Resources

Starting a business? OTT can help.
Invent something? OTT can help.
Need an internship? OTT needs your help. Click below for more information on each.


For a complete overview of OTT’s services, click the button below: 

Our Services
Affiliated Startups
Students Trained

Check out our blog!

We like to write cool things. (Hey, at least we think so.) Feel free to check out our blog for our thoughts on the latest topics in technology transfer, entrepreneurship & innovation.

Read our blog!

Looking for Resources?

Visit our Forms and Agreements page to gain access to exclusive resources that will help you build, structure & protect your innovative new technology.

Forms & Agreements

Contact Us!
We would like to hear from you.

No matter if you are an industry member, new inventor, or student, we would love to hear from you. Click below for OTT’s complete contact information and staff listing.

Contact OTT!

About OTT

The University of Alabama Office for Technology Transfer (OTT) is primarily responsible for commercializing the innovations generated by UA faculty, staff and students, either through licenses to industry partners or via the formation of spin-off enterprises based on UA technologies.

OTT Address

University of Alabama
Office for Technology Transfer
720 2nd Ct E‎
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

OTT Phone

(205) 348-5433

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