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Economic Development

Economic development is an important responsibility of the state's flagship academic institution. University of Alabama economic development assets contribute to statewide job creation and growth and create opportunities for our students.

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Economic Impact on ALABAMA

NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS

OFFICE FOR ECONOMIC & BUSINESS ENGAGEMENT

The “Front Door” For Industry To UA’s Research & Economic Development Assets

The Office for Economic & Business Engagement’s mission is to lead and coordinate economic development and outreach efforts at UA and develop strong research partnerships with external stakeholders, especially industry, to increase the number of sponsored research projects and create career and learning opportunities for UA students through these collaborations.

OFFICE FOR INNOVATION & COMMERCIALIZATION

Improving Our Future Through Innovative Advancements

The Office for Innovation & Commercialization’s mission is to commercialize the innovations generated by UA faculty, staff, and students, either through licenses to industry partners or via the formation of startup enterprises based on UA technologies. We strive to connect the dots between our inventors and licensees with the ultimate goal to improve the world around us and better our future through technological progress.

Economic development ASSETS

The Economic Development Council designated 15 units across three UA colleges and ORED as UA Economic Development Assets.

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