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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...

Innovation Portal hosts Techstars Startup Weekend Mobile

It’s inspiring to see what aspiring entrepreneurs can do in just 54 hours. From Friday evening to Sunday evening, a group ranging from 16-year-old students...

Alabama’s HudsonAlpha stays on forefront of newest genomic sequencing technology

Researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology will create genomic data at a scale beyond anything previously possible, thanks to a new PacBio Revio sequencing machine. HudsonAlpha researchers...

Rocket City Electric Bike Rentals wins Launch Tank competition

ATHENS -- The drama and anticipation were soon replaced with humor Monday when Nathan Tucker and Ash Moorer, founders of Rocket City Electric Bike...

Drake State students printing 3D lunar structure

HUNTSVILLE -- With an eye to the moon, students at Drake State Community & Technical College are using robotics to 3D-print a structure that...

Innovate Alabama awards more than $3M to small businesses

Nineteen small businesses in Alabama have been awarded more than $3 million in grants from the second round of Innovate Alabama’s Supplemental Grant Program. Alabama...

Poole: Investing in Alabama’s Innovation Economy

Gov. Kay Ivey has clearly established economic development as a top priority for her administration since her first day as Governor, and we’ve certainly...

Launch 2035 announces Launch Tank competition finalists

ATHENS -- Eight small business finalists are circling the Singing River Trail Launch Tank Competition sponsored by Launch 2035. The public is invited to come...

HudsonAlpha to use innovative system to improve crop species

One of the first clients to receive Revio shipments is the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. HudsonAlpha will use Revio systems in its plant and...