UA’s Office for Technology Transfer is focused on providing responsive, professional services to our inventors, to our industrial partners, and to the entrepreneurial and venture community.

Contact us if you are a/an:

Researcher with a new discovery, or preparing to publish a paper, give a presentation, or otherwise share information about your research that could involve a new invention; with questions concerning patents, copyrights, materials, software, commercialization alternatives, post-research resources, or any other tech transfer issue; with questions about creating a new company to commercialize your invention(s)

Industry Representative looking for technologies or research that could provide a competitive advantage in the marketplace or looking for faculty doing research in specific areas

Entrepreneur / Venture Capitalist interested in partnering with The University of Alabama to bring new venture opportunities to market

Alumnus/a of UA who would like to assist our efforts through mentoring, providing connections, or working with our student engagement efforts

Student interested in our hands-on business development, technology evaluation internships, or looking to connect with entrepreneurial activities

The Office for Technology Transfer welcomes informal meetings with faculty, industry, entrepreneurs, venture funding representatives, students, and others interested in helping launch new products, services and companies based on The University of Alabama’s research.