Office of Commercialization and Industry Collaboration (OCIC)

The OCIC is responsible for managing the intellectual property assets of the University of 南 Alabama, while also serving as the point of contact for industry collaboration 合作伙伴.  We orchestrate the cooperation between university, industry and government stakeholders to develop faculty inventions into products on the market. 虽然专利 inventions constitute the majority of OCIC’s licensing activities, we also handle copyright, Tangible 研究 Property, 材料转让协议s, and Confidential 信息披露协议. 

NEW- Employee Commercialization and Business Start-up Guide


USA is committed to fostering innovation, inventorship, and entrepreneurship activities along the Gulf Coast that can provide a greater benefit to our region and around the globe, thereby fulfilling the university’s goal to create meaningful contributions 对社会.  

In support of this commitment, USA hopes to empower its entrepreneurial employees to develop the start-up companies that will accelerate innovation in the region and complement the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Mobile, AL.  本指南提供了一些工具 and resources to help university entrepreneurs through the process.  



披露 your invention is just the beginning of the path to commercialization.

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Request transfer of 研究 materials between organizations.


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