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How America’s First Federal Credit Union is Promoting Innovation and Technology in the Magic City

The Birmingham Business Alliance is proud to partner with several organizations that work tirelessly to highlight and celebrate innovation throughout the year for 2017 Innovation Week Birmingham. Each week leading up to Innovation Week, beginning August 18, we will shine a light on what the sponsors and partners of 2017 Innovation Week Birmingham are doing to support innovation in the Magic City. Click to learn more.


Innovation Week partner spotlight on Southern Research

The Birmingham Business Alliance is partnering with several organizations for Innovation Week Birmingham 2017 that work to highlight and celebrate innovation throughout the year. Each week leading up to Innovation Week, beginning August 18, we will spotlight what each sponsor and partner of 2017 Innovation Week Birmingham is doing to support innovation and technology in the Magic City. Click to learn more.


Innovation Week Partner Spotlight: Innovation Depot

The 2017 Innovation Week Birmingham is kicking off in just three weeks – August 18 through August 25 – and leading up to the week the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) is highlighting the partners and sponsors that will help make Innovation Week Birmingham a premiere event in our region. Click to learn more.


Southern Research readies for ‘Great American Eclipse’ viewing

Southern Research physicist Jim Tucker said a total solar eclipse cutting a path across the entire continental United States on Aug. 21 will offer dramatic views of a spectacular celestial event to millions – as long as they take precautions to observe it safely. Click to learn more.


Birmingham boasts eight National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Did you know that Birmingham is home to eight Fellows from the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) – more than three times the national average? This is important to economic development growth because these Fellows bring with them an understanding of academic technology and innovation and the role it plays in growing a community. The NAI encourages Fellows to disclose intellectual property, educate and mentor innovative students, and translate inventions to benefit society. Click to learn more.