Map showing the innovation region of North Alabama and South-Central Tennessee

I²C focusses on the powerful collaboration of resources aimed at accelerating entrepreneurship through expertise, training, and mentorship to the regional workforce, entrepreneurs, companies, and local communities.

Furthermore, I²C serves as the focal point for incubation, education, and support for entrepreneurs across the 15-county region in Northern Alabama and South-Central Tennessee including Blount, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Franklin, Giles, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Lincoln, Marshall, Madison, and Morgan counties.

Our Location

The I²C community benefits greatly from its presence and location on the UAH campus in many ways by educating and inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders through:

  • Support and guidance via UAH's vast network of faculty mentors and advisors.
  • Support via the growing community of entrepreneurs, student clubs, and innovators on the UAH campus.
  • Engagement with our UAH community through student jobs, internships, consulting, collaborative/sponsored research and related opportunities.
  • Use of UAH's capabilities in research, technology development and specialized facilities/labs.

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