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HudsonAlpha acts as catalyst for Alabama bioscience growth

Alabama bioscience industry

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – From world-class researchers to worried parents, people across all walks of life are finding answers at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. [caption id="attachment_2742" align="alignright" width="300"] HudsonAlpha is a major player in Alabama's bioscience sector.[/caption] Set on 152 acres in Huntsville’s Cummings Research...

Written by Dawn Azok

LABOR DAY: Alabama jobs rising in manufacturing, bioscience fields

Alabama bioscience industry

With three busy vehicle assembly factories, a major engine plant and a vast supplier network that stretches across the state, it’s no surprise that a large part of Alabama’s recent job growth has been driven by the auto industry. The state’s durable goods manufacturing...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Report: Key indicators show Alabama bioscience industry expanding

Alabama bioscience industry

Alabama’s bioscience industry is robust, and key indicators show the sector is growing to support new, high-paying jobs, according to a report from TEConomy Partners LLC and the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, or BIO. The “Value of Bioscience Innovation in Growing Jobs and Improving Quality...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Innovation Depot boosts biotech pipeline, entrepreneurial ecosystem

Alabama bioscience industry

Birmingham’s Innovation Depot has played a key role in growing Alabama’s biotech industry, with standout facilities, strong ties to world-class researchers and an extensive network of contacts that help new firms make their mark in the field. The business incubator is home to a...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Oxford Pharmaceuticals starts construction on Alabama generic drug plant

Alabama bioscience industry

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Oxford Pharmaceuticals is closer to producing generic drugs in Alabama with a $29.4 million Birmingham plant that gives the state’s largest metro area a foothold in an important industry. Company officials joined elected and economic development officials Wednesday for a ceremonial...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Trade mission adds to Alabama bioscience sector growth push

Alabama bioscience industry

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Officials believe the Alabama biosciences sector is poised for a healthy growth spurt after a weeklong trade mission to Europe added momentum to a strategic push to promote state bio companies and research organizations. An Alabama team of bioscience firms, research...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Emerging Alabama bioscience sector on display in Belgium

Alabama bioscience industry

BRUSSELS, Belgium – The emerging Alabama bioscience sector is getting a close-up look in Belgium as part of a trade mission that aims to create opportunities for business connections, research partnerships, and new investment. Over the past two days, Alabama bioscience company leaders have...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama to promote bioscience sector on Europe trade mission

Alabama bioscience industry

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield will lead a business development and trade mission to Belgium and The Netherlands next week that showcases Alabama’s capabilities in bioscience and research. The Alabama delegation heading to Europe on the five-day mission beginning Monday is made...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama delegation builds connections at 2014 BIO International Convention

Alabama bioscience industry

SAN DIEGO, California – An Alabama delegation comprised of biotechnology companies, research organizations and economic developers showcased the state’s capabilities at the 2014 BIO International Convention as part of an effort to create opportunities and expand the sector. Over three days at the global...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Evonik Corp. to open global Innovation Center in Birmingham

Alabama bioscience industry

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Evonik Corp. said today it will open a global Innovation Center for research and development of medical devices and technology at the company’s Birmingham facility. The multimillion-dollar project will create up to 25 high-paying jobs, adding to Evonik’s current roster of 100...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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