Huntsville bio-tech company works to educate minorities about COVID-19 vaccine

HUNTSVILLE, Ala – Two companies have received emergency use authorization from the FDA for COVID-19 vaccines. But FDA approval means very little to people who are overwhelming skeptical of any COVID-19 vaccine. Unfortunately, a lot of the skepticism lies with minorities, specifically African Americans.  Acclinate Genetics, a black owned bio-tech company located on the Hudson…

Two Alabama bioscience companies receive AdvanSE Life Sciences Awards

Two Alabama-based companies and BioAlabama members – Acclinate and SiO2 Materials Science – have been recognized by Southeast Life Sciences as winners of the association’s AdvanSE Life Sciences Awards. The regional AdvanSE conference recognized Acclinate for best initial funding, while SiO2 was honored for best strategic partnership. This recognition further elevates Alabama’s growing bioscience sector, which during the COVID-19 pandemic has played an essential role…

Acclinate, minority-owned biotech startup, opening Birmingham office

Acclinate, a Huntsville-based startup, will open a new primary office in Birmingham this month. The company, which will continue to have offices in Huntsville, was co-founded in 2019 by Delmonize “Del” Smith, chief executive officer, and Tiffany Jordan Whitlow, chief development officer. The mission of Acclinate is to educate and engage diverse individuals to be able…

Acclinate relocates headquarters to Birmingham, citing region’s emphasis on health care, IT industries

Digital health company Acclinate announced it has relocated its corporate headquarters from Huntsville to Birmingham, citing Birmingham’s focus on health care, technology and the success of minority-owned businesses. Acclinate is a new tenant of The Denham Building, where it occupies 3,000 square feet. The company launched earlier this year at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology…