Welcome to UK Innovate, the innovation, entrepreneurship and economic enterprise for UK Research. Through technology commercialization, industry partnerships, social innovation and economic development initiatives related to UK's research innovations, talent and community, we work with you to move ideas into the world faster, where they can make the greatest social and economic impact possible.
UK Innovate Focus Areas
UK Innovation Connect provides dedicated resources to support industry and private sector partnerships for research and innovation.
Innovation and Entrepreneurial Training manages innovation programs offering translational research, product development and entrepreneurship training, coaching and mentorship to faculty, staff and students at UK.
The Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) works collaboratively with innovators to strategically assess, protect, and license early-stage technologies and co-create new technology startups.
At the intersection of innovation, social entrepreneurship, and transformational changes, UK's initiative to scale ideas and find solutions to create social impact from research and discovery.
We respectfully acknowledge that the University of Kentucky sits on the traditional territory of the Osage, Shawnee, Cherokee, Adena, and Hopewell peoples.