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PowerSouth, Optiwatt team up for EV research pilot

PowerSouth Electric Cooperative has announced a partnership with electric vehicle charging platform Optiwatt and it could pay off for EV owners. Optiwatt and 14 of PowerSouth’s...

Lamb to provide HudsonAlpha research update

The field of genomics is rapidly evolving and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville is staying on the cutting edge of it all. As...

The tech-infused charm of Alabama’s smart neighborhoods

Alabama has been a part of a number of innovative initiatives over the last several years. Utilizing new technology for the improvement of homes...

Birmingham’s Sloss Tech conference is ‘not just back, but bigger’ in 2023

In its first four years, Birmingham’s Sloss Tech conference earned growing attention in technology, innovation and entrepreneurial circles in the Southeast and across the...

Women’s Foundation of Alabama announces statewide grant opportunities

With the idea of “unlocking economic opportunity for Alabama women through the power of community partners,” the Women’s Foundation of Alabama, is set to...

HudsonAlpha discovery: Gene may reverse chemoresistance in pancreatic cancer

HUNTSVILLE - In the United States, cancer is the second leading cause of death, behind heart disease. When it comes to cancer treatment and...

Moon Day: From Apollo to Artemis, Leidos on forefront of America’s return to space

Each year, July 20 marks the anniversary of one of humanity’s biggest triumphs: Landing on the moon. On this day in 1969, American astronauts...

HudsonAlpha hosts innovative start-up AgTech showcase

HUNTSVILLE – It was an innovative Biergarten evening at the Davidson Center for Space Exploration at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center recently when...

Southern Research secures $20M for clinical trials, hires new medical director

Southern Research, an Alabama company that's been innovating for over 80 years, received a $20 million investment they say will accelerate the growth of...

Innovate Alabama board approves recommendations for enhancing state’s recreation assets

Taking full advantage of Alabama’s natural resources and recreational assets was high on the priority list as leaders with Innovate Alabama met, fittingly, this week at Oak...

Carr joins HudsonAlpha Wiregrass staff

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has grown its Southeast Alabama staff to three with the naming of Ann Marie Carr as economic development associate for HudsonAlpha Wiregrass. Carr...

Space & Rocket Center marks milestone with Space Camp Ops Center

HUNTSVILLE — The U.S. Space & Rocket Center, a global leader in STEM training for students, is blasting into the future with a new...

Alabama duo speak at Deep Space Food Challenge

WASHINGTON -- Deep Space Food Challenge - this competition won't be on the Food Network, but is really out of this world. Angela Herblet, project...

Alabama company launches production of ultra-low-carbon concrete blocks

Alabama-based Blair Block has begun producing the world’s first, ultra-low-carbon concrete blocks at its facility in Childersburg. The blocks, which cost no more to produce than...

Third round of SBIR/STTR funding opened by Innovate Alabama

Innovate Alabama is continuing its push to help fund small businesses throughout the state of Alabama. The organization announced this week that it will be...

Tquila Automation to create 200 high-tech jobs in new Birmingham hub

Alabama officials announced this week that Tquila Automation plans to open a regional delivery center in an historic downtown Birmingham building, creating 200 jobs over...

Alabama-based SAIC wins Edison Award

HUNTSVILLE -- SAIC recently received the Edison Gold Award for Product and Service Development and Innovation for its Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems. The Edison Awards,...

UAH hits record $169.5M in R&D funding

The University of Alabama in Huntsville notched a record $169.5 million in research and development expenditures for Fiscal Year 2022, a 13% increase over...

Fueling innovation: Economic program for summer interns

Fuel Alabama (FuelAL), in a partnership with Innovate Alabama, is working with nine Alabama communities to offer summer programming for college students. The communities will...

Polaris Alabama ships first all-electric, ATV Ranger XP Kinetic

HUNTSVILLE – Polaris will be shipping the first of its all-new electric Ranger XP Kinetic vehicles from its Huntsville manufacturing plant this week. Polaris manufactures...

Alabama’s Tango Tango bridges gap in first responders’ communication

“The technology available to consumers that allows us to communicate with ease everyday is vastly ahead of the resources available to first responders, the...

This tag is it: Drive Electric license plate available

A new campaign is charging up support from drivers across the state. The Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition debuted an official Alabama license plate available for...

Two UAB startups receive grants from Innovate Alabama

The Alabama Innovation Corporation awarded two University of Alabama at Birmingham startups with grants during the second round of Innovate Alabama Supplemental Grant awards. The Innovate Alabama Supplemental...

Toyota Alabama launches $49 million solar project for engine plant

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Toyota Alabama’s engine manufacturing facility will soon be relying on the sun to generate over 70% of its power needs thanks...