Huntsville is noted for its superior defense technology, with companies generating cutting-edge innovations in sectors including computer engineering, hypersonic ballistics, and material science.
Huntsville has put a lot of effort into establishing the intellectual infrastructure that has allowed this concentration of technological talent to happen since the dawn of the Space Age. The Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) at UAH is an important part in translating technical innovation from the university into marketable goods.
Dr. Randy Gaillard and OTC Director Kannan Grant with a’mini-oligonucleotide synthesizer’ created at UAH.
The OTC connects innovators with potential investors. Individual entrepreneurs to multibillion-dollar multinational organizations like Boeing and Lockheed-Martin are among the investors.