Innovation Day is an event for the Office for Research & Economic Development to showcase innovation and discovery at The University of Alabama. Throughout the day, there will be talks on all things that help advance innovation toward the marketplace. There will be talks from various UA personnel and students on legal, sales, finding funding, journey stories, and some interesting new technology.
Wednesday, December 2nd starting at 10:00
Ferguson Center, upstairs in the Forum, room 3700
During this session you will hear from our Venture Development teams. These teams work all semester to develop innovative strategies that help to bring cutting edge technology invented on campus to the market.
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During this talk you can learn how law impacts innovations and their journey to the market. Topics will include patent and intellectual property protection and how to structure your small business legally.
Lunch sponsored by Meunier, Carlin, & Curfman, LLC Intellectual Property Attorneys. Please RSVP above!
In this session, audience members can learn about some of the finer details on making your idea a reality. Topics will include prototyping, finding funding, and locating office space.
Your idea and business can’t grow if no one knows about. In this session you will learn how to spread the word and sell your business. Topics will include sales strategies and social media marketing.
Ever wonder how someone else made it? In this session you will hear from experienced entrepreneurs about their experience and journey bringing their ideas to life.