Coastal Innovation Hub: At a glance

Posted on November 1, 2014 by Andrew Byrd
Andrew Byrd

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Coastal Innovation Hub

What: Coastal Innovation Hub

A technology-centered business incubator developed as a joint project between the University of South Alabama's Melton Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and USA's Office of Research and Economic Development in Mobile

Where: 600 Clinic Drive

Director: Harry Brislin

Contact: or (251) 460-6384


Hub Tenant Benefits


  • Layout includes 18 single offices and 10 deluxe office/labs
  • Rates starting at $350.00 per month
  • Telecommunications and web access: $50 per month
  • 24-7 secured access to building and office
  • Conference and meeting rooms
  • Lunch/break room
  • Reception/photocopy and fax services


University Amenities

(available to Hub tenants and employees only)


  • Access to library resources on campus
  • Tuition discounts up to 50% for eligible employees
  • USA Bookstore discount of 10 percent
  • Cafeteria and catering access
  • Police and Campus Security access
  • Campus Shuttle Transit System
  • Access to university research equipment on a per-use fee basis
  • Membership in USA Credit Union
  • Local merchant discounts afforded university personnel
  • USA affiliate rate access to the USA Recreation Center
  • Faculty/Staff rate to attend USA cultural, artistic and athletic events


Hub Virtual Office Benefits

($150 flat monthly rate provides immediate business presence) 

  • Flat monthly rate - $75.00
  • Mail handling service
  • Scheduled use of a private office, conference room or meeting room

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