The state’s growing startup ecosystem was at center stage during the Alabama Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference in Birmingham.

The sixth-annual event, held at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center, is organized by the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama to celebrate Alabama’s top visionaries for innovation, entrepreneurship and job creation.

The conference was also held in conjunction with the 10th-anniversary of Alabama Launchpad, another popular EDPA startup program.

One of the honorees at this year’s event was from the Mobile, AL area.

Outstanding Achievement in Innovative Manufacturing

  • Horizon Shipbuilding, Bayou La Batre, a shipyard recognized for its GORDHEAD collaboration software aiming to revolutionize the way shipbuilders and other manufacturers conduct business by improving communication more easily by sharing problems and quickly arriving at collaborative solutions.

For the full article on the Innovations Awards, click here.

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