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Evonik expands Birmingham health care business with 50 new jobs

Alabama bioscience industry

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Evonik Corp. officials today announced that significant new investments in the company’s Birmingham labs will add extensive manufacturing and R&D capabilities while also creating more than 50 high-paying jobs. Following $50 million in investments over the past four years, the Birmingham...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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

Alabama bioscience industry

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. Dr. Katri Selander, founder and chief scientific officer of the Birmingham-based...

Written by Dawn Azok

Alabama biotech leaders build ties on Europe trade mission

Alabama bioscience industry

COPENHAGEN – Leaders in Alabama’s life sciences industry have arrived in Denmark 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. The 22-member delegation, which includes representatives...

Written by Dawn Azok

Alabama team seeks new life sciences markets in Europe

Alabama bioscience industry

BERLIN -- Alabama business and community leaders are in Europe this week, seeking new market opportunities for the state’s growing bioscience industry in the countries of Germany and Denmark. The 22-member delegation also is promoting the cutting-edge developments happening at research centers from Huntsville...

Written by Dawn Azok

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

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