Resources for Translational Research

The University of Louisville helps researchers get their ideas from the lab to the marketplace with a comprehensive suite of resources for translational research.

The University of Louisville is full of innovative researchers, whose bold product ideas could disrupt whole markets, industries and sectors. UofL helps them get their ideas from the lab to the marketplace with a comprehensive suite of resources for translational research.

These resources include:

      • Funding opportunities, via prestigious grant programs;
      • Technical facilities and equipment, such as those for developing micro nano technologies and rapid prototyping;
      • Commercialization support, such as patenting and licensing;
      • And training, to teach our researchers to think like entrepreneurs.

All of these resources work together to create an ecosystem at UofL that spurs creativity and disruption, establishing our campus as a world leader in innovation.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

UofL is the only U.S. school to provide all four of the prestigious grant-backed translational programs we’ve dubbed the “superfecta.” Learn more about these and other funding opportunities here.  You can also sign up to receive our Innovation Newsletter

TECHNICAL FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT

UofL offers specialized equipment and facilities that can support translational research. Examples include high-performance computing, developing micro-nano technologies, rapid prototyping, materials innovation and more. Learn more about these resources on our Research Cores website.

COMMERCIALIZATION SUPPORT

UofL has a suite of offices and experts to help its innovators translate their research from lab to marketplace. They can help secure intellectual property rights, offer advice, market technologies and more. Learn more about these resources on our Technology Transfer web site.

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

Translational research requires thinking like both a scientist and a businessperson. UofL offers training opportunities to help its researchers better understand commercialization, intellectual property and more, or to lear how to launch their own startup. Learn more about these resources on the Nucleus web site.