Reach value inflection faster with Southern Research

Looking to advance preclinical products in your company? Consider applying for the Therapeutics Development Fund!

To be eligible for the program, the following criteria are required. You must be:

  • An already existing company or willing to work with Southern Research to create a company around the product
  • Company must have less than 15 full-time employees and less than $1 million in commercial revenue over the last three years
  • Willing to locate headquarters in an Alabama New Market Tax Credit Zone (i.e., Southern Research campus or another qualifying zone, unless already located in one)
  • Company must be a for-profit business in an innovative industry. Innovative Industry includes advanced manufacturing, aerospace, agriculture, bioscience, biotechnology, electronics, energy and natural resources, engineering, life sciences, and information technology industries, and any other innovative industry as determined by Innovate Alabama in its sole discretion.
  • Company’s product is intended to undergo FDA-regulated processes for IND application and ultimately NDA approval
  • Company must meet relocation requirements and register as an Alabama company before research begins

Southern Research offers a wide range of Technical and entrepreneurial services:

  • High Throughput Screening
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Biodistribution and Toxicology
  • Pharmacokinetics (PK) and ADME Testing
  • Legal Counsel
  • Venture Capital Training and Coaching
  • Mentorship
  • Wet Lab Space and Share Equipment

 Southern Research is launching the Therapeutics Development Fund to support participating startups and innovators with technical and entrepreneurial support.

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