Advancing industries takes courage, business and technology acumen, forward-thinking policies, competitive incentives and an attractive business environment.
Alabama’s growing innovation ecosystem offers today’s entrepreneurs and innovators the best of both worlds: desirable cost-of-living and low business start-up cost, and a captivating environment to grow, work, learn, and play.
Alabama’s greatest success stories are rooted in innovation.
For centuries, we have attracted some of the biggest names in science, technology, auto manufacturing, and aerospace. Learn more about how our innovative roots are propelling us toward next generation greatness.
Alabama Innovation Commission and Advisory Council
From the Shoals to the Gulf Coast, Alabama’s trailblazers and industry leaders are breaking barriers, setting standards, and making headlines.
Created by Governor Ivey in July 2020, Alabama Innovation Commission (Innovate Alabama) is the state’s first commission focused on entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation. The Commission brings together private-sector experts and policymakers to develop forward-thinking policies that will create a more resilient, inclusive, and robust economy to remain competitive in a 21st century world. The Commission includes a six-member Advisory Council of innovation leaders in Alabama and those outside the state who have strong ties to Alabama.