Alabama Innovation Corp. awarding .5 million in grants to 30 businesses

Turning gulf shrimp shells into an alternative to plastics. Eliminating ineffective cancer treatments. Improving the ability of analysts to identif...

September 9, 2022
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Turning gulf shrimp shells into an alternative to plastics. Eliminating ineffective cancer treatments. Improving the ability of analysts to identify objects in satellite images.These are only a few of the 31 projects receiving $4.5 million in grants from the Alabama Innovation Corp.'s first round of the Alabama Supplemental Grant program.The money is going to entrepreneurs across six Alabama cities - Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, Bessemer, Huntsville, Auburn and Mobile. Among the winners are nine women- and minority-owned businesses, almost a third of the total number of grantees.

William Thornton