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Alabama Industries Life Sciences

Alabama’s multifaceted life sciences industry generates $7.3 billion in economic activity annually while supporting 780 companies and nearly 48,000 direct and indirect jobs across the state, according to an analysis by researchers at the University of Alabama.

Alabama’s biosciences sector is a combination of research institutions, labs, medical devices, innovative startups, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and more.

Life sciences in Alabama generate more than $7 billion in economic activity.

direct and indirect jobs across the state

Cummings Research Park, in Huntsville, is
the 2nd largest research park in the U.S.

Southern Research, in Birmingham, has
developed 7 FDA approved cancer

Life Science Companies and Institutions with a
Presence in Alabama

Research Universities in Alabama

Life Science Industry News

HudsonAlpha announces new AgTech Accelerator

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is launching a startup business accelerator focused on advancements in the agriculture technology sector. HudsonAlpha is teaming with gener8tor, a Wisconsin startup accelerator and venture fund, to run the AgTech Accelerator. Read more in Business Alabama.

Did you know startup starts are booming in Alabama right now because of COVID?

Back before anybody had ever heard of the novel coronavirus, we were closely following all the startup activity here in the Birmingham area. Now, 7.5 months later, we’ve been hearing rumblings of an uptick in startups due to COVID. Keep reading to find out what we learned. Consider the source(s) Greg Barker, EDPA, Will Wright,…

Alabama company has COVID-19 test that skips painful nasal swab

A Huntsville genetics lab says it has a new way to do regular COVID-19 testing without painful swabs. Kailos Genetics is launching “Assure Sentinel” as “a first of its kind workplace viral suppression program.” It already has agreements to use the product at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, where it is a resident…

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