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Business Alabama publishes 2018 Economic Development Guide

Cancer research, plant genetics, medical devices, drug discovery and a myriad of variations on those themes make up the fabric of a strong bioscience sector throughout Alabama. Industry association BioAlabama counts some 660 bioscience frms and centers around the state, “spanning all sub-sectors of the biotech industry including ...

New era in innovation begins with a pathway for success

HIIE Executive Director Kathy Nugent says the new accelerator is "a place to innovate and be disruptive."

UAB’s Bill L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (HIIE) presented its annual innovation awards and officially launched the UAB Commercialization Accelerator on Aug. 21 in the Smolian ...

Auburn to host Alabama Launchpad Startup Competition

Local entrepreneurs who have a great product or service to share with the public are in luck: Alabama Launchpad has chosen Auburn as the home of its second regional competition for startups.
The competition, slated to begin this fall, is a result of a partnership among ...

Auburn University home to new pharmaceutical building

U.S. News and World Report ranks The Harrison School of Pharmacy at Auburn University as one of the top 25 pharmacy schools in the country, and their new pharmaceutical building matches their ranking. The 37,000 square foot building took 16 months and $16.6 million to complete, but it is expected ...

HudsonAlpha biotech campus worth $1.85B to Alabama economy

Huntsville's HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has meant more than $1.85 billion to Alabama's economy in the past decade, according to an economic study released today. In the past two years alone, the study says, the economic impact has topped $500 million. HudsonAlpha is a life sciences campus housing genetic researchers, educators ...

Alabama Tops Lists in New Bioscience Industry Report

The bioscience industry in Alabama is strong and growing according to the TEConomy/BIO The Value of Bioscience Innovation in Growing Jobs and Improving Quality of Life 2016 Report released Tuesday at the 2016 BIO International Convention in San Francisco, California.

Economic Development Partnership of Alabama

Logo- Alabama LaunchpadJoin the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama on Thursday, Sept. 25, and Friday, Sept. 26, in Birmingham for the Fourth Annual Alabama Launchpad Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference, the state’s only conference that strives to celebrate the innovators and job creators that drive economic growth in the ...