Recent News from the Community

Biotech firm Blondin to collaborate on breast cancer research project in Finland

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – A key executive for Blondin Bioscience LLC is a collaborator on a prestigious grant awarded by the Academy of Finland that will aid in the study of breast cancer therapies.

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Southern Research initiates intensive TrainSafe biosafety training program

Southern Research is launching a new biosafety training center as the centerpiece of an advanced program called TrainSafe to teach health care workers and laboratory staff how to protect themselves against pathogens responsible for serious infectious diseases.

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Alabama biotech leaders build ties on Europe trade mission

Leaders in Alabama’s life sciences industry arrived in Denmark late last week for the second leg of a trade mission aimed at seeking new markets in Europe for their products and encouraging new investment in the state sector.

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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.

2015-2016 Year in Review

Each year, BioAlabama member companies realize significant benefits through our strategic initiatives, industry network, advocacy support, and money-saving group purchasing. Building #ALBiotech Measuring key indicators of industry health such as employees and companies, average wages, R&D expenditures and VC investments, the biennial TEConomy/BIO The Value of Bioscience Innovation report released in 2016 shows Alabama's biotech industry is ...

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.

It’s a wrap! 2016 Annual Meeting Recap

Yesterday, more than 100 biotech CEO's, university leaders, researchers and executives gathered to discuss and recognize opportunities of growth to translate research to industry. Governor Robert Bentley and Rafael Andino gave exciting and educational keynotes. Our distinguished panelists fostered engaging conversation leaving all guests fresh with new ideas. The goal of the meeting was to foster partnerships ...
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BioAlabama annual meeting emphasizes strength of medical research, job growth in state

Alabama News Center By Michael Tomberlin The biotechnology industry is more unified throughout Alabama than ever before and officials said the potential for growth is seemingly endless. That was the message at BioAlabama’s annual meeting in Birmingham today, which featured Gov. Robert Bentley as its keynote speaker to kick off the meeting this morning. “I just want your companies ...
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BioAlabama: Entrepreneurship and innovation that creates jobs

AL.com Charles J. Dean | cdean@al.com Even after 20 years in existence say the name BioAlabama and chances are few will recognize it let alone know what it does. BioAlabama is a life science trade organization. It is Alabama's affiliate of the Biotechnology Industry Organization or BIO. And all of that probably still tells you very little about ...
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100+ Biotech Professionals Attend 2016 BioAlabama Annual Meeting

BIRMINGHAM, AL— Today, more than one hundred biotech CEOs, university leaders, researchers, entrepreneurs and investors convened in Birmingham for the 2016 BioAlabama Annual Meeting to identify opportunities for innovation, economic development and job creation stemming from the state’s growing biotechnology and life sciences industries. At the annual meeting, themed “Building Alabama Biotech: Emerging Business, Talent and ...
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