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UKCED Mission | Vision | Values | Goals
Our mission to grow Kentucky’s economy through the commercialization of UK research, university-industry partnerships, the development of new and existing businesses, and the creation of jobs.
We strive to be a nationally recognized leader in university commercialization and economic development innovation.
We are guided by our core values: collaboration, communication, client satisfaction, entrepreneurship, ethical business practices, innovation, and partnership.
Facilitate the growth of UK's intellectual assets and increase utilization of university technologies.
Provide appropriate infrastructure to promote the growth of innovative, technology based companies and jobs.
Increase the number of successful, diverse small businesses including technology driven companies utilizing research and innovations from faculty, staff and students.
Generate income from royalties in UK intellectual property and licenses to industry, equity investments in startups, investment in venture funds, and real estate and infrastructure investments in Coldstream Research Campus.
- Increase public awareness and support for UK’s economic development mission, services, value and impact.