Tide TIPS Volume 1

Welcome to Tide TIPS! This is a new weekly blog from The University of Alabama’s Office for Technology Transfer. Every Tuesday, we will bring you a mix of stories around topics involving Technology, Innovation, Patents, and Startups (TIPS). Each article will be presented with a short and pithy paragraph summarizing the article. The goal is to be informative, yet entertaining. …

Edward K. Aldag Jr. Business Plan Competition

Do you have an idea for a business? Ever wanted to try your luck as a start-up owner? If you answered yes to these questions, then you are in luck. The Culverhouse College of Commerce is proud to present the Edward K. Aldag Jr. business plan competition. Winners of the competition can secure $2,000 for developing a prototype, and free …

Vote Litewater

LiteWater, a company started by two professors at The University of Alabama, needs your help. LiteWater are finalists in the statewide business plan competition, Alabama Launchpad. A small portion of the competition gives out $1,000 to one team selected by the audience. Audience members can watch a one minute pitch from the company –You can see LiteWater’s above, and then …

AUTM Eastern Meeting: Top Ten

Two weeks ago, our office was privileged to take part in the AUTM Eastern Regional meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina. We learned a lot, met new cool people, and ate some really great food. It was such a wild ride, it took weeks to settle down and write this blog post. (Editor’s Note: This was supposed to publish last week …

AUTM Eastern Regional Conference 2015

Well summer is winding down, school has started back, and football season is ready to explode back onto your T.V. All this can only mean one thing, time for the AUTM Eastern Regional meeting. This coming Monday, our office will be making an appearance in Raleigh, NC for the annual regional meeting. Below are some highlights of things we are …

Congratulations Rick! Latest Member of Leadership Tuscaloosa

Lookout Tuscaloosa, our fearless and impeccable leader at The University of Alabama’s Office for Technology Transfer is now one of your leaders too. Our very own Rick Swatloski was selected to participate in the 2015/2016 class of the Leadership Tuscaloosa program. For the past 32 years, the program has been selecting upstanding citizens of Tuscaloosa to participate in the program. …