The Office for Technology Transfer commercializes technology developed at The University of Alabama. However, the OTT is also committed to creating an innovative and entrepreneurial campus. As a result, UA OTT helps student entrepreneurs even when their intellectual property is not owned by UA. Here are a few ways we help students. We:
If you have created an invention that is University owned, call for assistance with start-ups, licensing and other issues. To determine if your invention is owned by UA, read the section describing student ownership in the Board of Trustees Board Rule 509 and contact OTT for guidance.
The Office for Technology Transfer is committed to promoting and creating an environment that helps start, establish and grow technology ventures. We place UA’s technology in classes, work with student-initiated ventures and offer internships/fellowships to learn about technology commercialization hands-on.