Alabama is home to a thriving biotechnology industry

From the Tennessee Valley to the Gulf of Mexico, Alabama’s biotechnology industry is rising to the challenge of meeting unmet medical needs, addressing environmental concerns and improving the quality-of-life for our society.  While biotechnology innovation in Alabama is successfully promoting health and environmental security it is also spurring economic growth for our state by helping to reduce healthcare costs and creating high-quality jobs with greater than average incomes. With more than 550 bioscience establishments, Alabama is home to companies spanning all subsectors of the biotechnology industry including agriculture, drugs and pharmaceuticals, medical devices & equipment and hospitals, research testing & medical laboratories.