Start With a Strong Foundation
The Auburn Research and Technology Foundation supports Auburn University and its Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development by expanding new contracts and partnerships, translating applied research into commercialized opportunities and new business ventures, and providing an entrepreneurial business environment. ARTF operates in the Auburn Research Park, located on over 170 acres adjacent to the Auburn campus.
Auburn University bolsters businesses in their infancy, and improves processes and provides training to mature businesses. The innovation ecosystem at Auburn University includes the New Venture Accelerator, the Tiger Cage student start-up competition, LAUNCH faculty research competition, idea protection and marketing through the office of Innovation, Advancement & Commercialization, and the newly opened Research and Innovation Center in Auburn Research Park.