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November 2021 Group Watch: Gov Ivey Awards $4.8 Million Grants

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) announced that Governor Ivey has awarded $4.85 million in grants towards new and continuing innovation-focused research. Awarded from the Alabama Research and Development Enhancement Fund, the grants will be allocated to five Alabama universities and one research institution. The state-funded program was created by the legislature in 2019 under the Alabama Innovation Act. Those receiving grants are as follows:
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville: $603,206 to train students on advanced manufacturing processes.
  • HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology: $968,365 for the development of better agriculture seed varieties.
  • University of North Alabama: $10,353 to research the development of an ultra-sensitive biosensor aimed at improvements in the food and healthcare industries.
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham: $700,000 for the development of a process to improve the effectiveness of a procedure used to assist amputees.
  • Auburn University: $727,677 to research the production of certain jet and diesel fuels: $2,994,008 to research converting organic waste into bioplastics; $268,353 to research polymer smart machines; and $300,432 to develop expanded application of soybean hulls.
  • University of Alabama: $341,679 to conduct research to improve building and transportation infrastructure.

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