The mission of the Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship Lab is twofold:

First, to build the entrepreneurial ecosystem and promote a culture of innovation, commercialization, and entrepreneurship in the greater Huntsville area, and second, to provide hands-on learning opportunities for students to engage in this process.

For further information, please contact the ICE Lab Director, John R. Whitman, PhD,


ICE Lab in the News:

5 questions about Huntsville business with John Whitman, visiting professor of entrepreneurship and leadership at UAH

New retail startup business incubator The Clinton Row Project coming to downtown Huntsville

ICE Lab launches Business Button in downtown Huntsville to help startup enterprises, nonprofits

UAH’s ICE Lab launches Huntsville Startup Ventures

First year anniversary

Competitive Coaching Clinic at HudsonAlpha


Community Outreach

The ICE Lab is leading several initiatives in the Huntsville community designed to build and strengthen an ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship. 

UAH Technology

Faculty and students with innovations originating within UAH are encouraged to contact the ICE Lab to explore commercialization.

External Technology

Individuals and companies with innovations are invited to consider sponsoring market research and feasibility studies conducted through the ICE Lab.

Last updated 7/28/2014