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University Of Alabama At Birmingham


Birmingham, AL

Project Name

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Proof-of-Concept Incubator



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This EDA investment will fund the creation of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) proof-of-concept incubator that will provide the facilities, training opportunities, guidance and funding access necessary for faculty, students and staff to launch and nurture start-up companies that will create jobs and enhance regional economic health. In seven years, UAB expects to support the formation of 35 new companies, of which 32 would target SBIR/STTR funding totaling over $10 million and creating 80 new jobs.

Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIE)

Build To Scale (B2S)
formerly Regional Innovation Strategies Program (RIS)

SPRINT Challenge

STEM Talent Challenge

Accelerate R2 Network Challenge

National Advisory Council on Innovation & Entrepreneurship (NACIE)

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