New roadmap for tech-based economic development approved in Alabama

The Alabama Innovation Commission (AIC), also known as Innovate Alabama, has finalized its roadmap for the state to stimulate economic growth through innovation, entrepreneurship and technology.

As described in this article, the plan starts with being “more strategic,” said AIC Chair Bill Poole. “The new economy and the future economy is going to surround technology, innovation and research. We’ve got to capitalize on opportunities that are surrounding us.”

The plan’s elements range from creating investment funds to developing programs to retain talent and everything between the two.

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