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Biotech’s sweet home: Alabama?

  An established biotech ecosystem Alabama is the 24th largest state in the U.S., home to just under five million people. Rather than having one dominant center, the population of its four largest cities ranges from 180,000 to 212,000 people. Two of those cities, Birmingham and Huntsville, are considered the main biotech and life science hubs. According to ...
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Medical researchers thankful for $2 billion NIH funding increase

NIH will receive $2 billion in additional resources for the final five months of this fiscal year, was a delightful surprise.

2015 BioAlabama Legislative Reception in Montgomery

Engage with leaders of BioAlabama to discuss the innovative biotechnology field and it's economic impact on the state.

Alabama’s New Crowdfunding Law

Photo - Senator Arthur OrrUnder the new legislation, signed into law by Gov. Robert Bentley in April and drafted by Sen. Arthur Orr with help from the Alabama Securities Commission,  the crowdfunding exemption allows Alabama entrepreneurs to raise money from investors only in Alabama. A for-profit corporation/entity ...
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Alabama Delegation Attends 2014 BIO Convention

Photo - Alabama Delegation at Bio          
Art Tipton, Southern Research Institute;Joseph Birchfield, Alabama Dept. of Commerce; Carter Wells, HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology and Chairman of BioAlabama.
Over three days at the global trade show, the Alabama team, led ...
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Biotechnology Association of Alabama says state needs more incentives to lure businesses

http://blog.al.com/businessnews/2011/05/biotechnology_association_of_a.html BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Alabama needs to embrace the biotechnology industry today in the same manner it did the auto industry almost two decades ago: with generous economic incentives, biotech and other business leaders said Tuesday. The Biotechnology Association of Alabama on Tuesday afternoon introduced a five-year strategic plan that includes tax breaks -- such ...
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