Moving Science

Our experts turn what couldn’t be done into what we can’t live without. By translating research into innovation, we act as catalysts that save lives and cultivate Birmingham's biotech scene.

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We are Conduits between Science and Society

With precision, we transform ideas into discoveries. We see possibilities before they exist and activate scientific progress that is purposeful. We move science because the promise of a brighter future moves us.

Core Focus Areas

Research Services

We are committed to scientific and operational excellence in support of our clients’ objectives. With expertise in bioanalytical sciences, medicinal chemistry, computational chemistry, cancer, infectious diseases, and toxicology, we support the entire drug discovery and development pipeline as well as testing of environmental and occupational hazards.

Expertise

Our teams work to discover treatments and cures for diseases like cancer, Parkinson’s and COVID-19. In concert with state and national partners, we research solutions that prevent disease, improve quality of life and reduce health disparities across the U.S.

STEM

We activate the next generation of scientists through our STEM education programming, field trips, in-class demonstrations, and camp activities. Our experts create fun laboratory experiments and STEM experiences with real-world applications.

Join Our Team

We are a collection of smart, creative, and agile individuals translating research into innovation that impacts our world. Join the team dedicated to Moving Science.

Featured News

Southern Research opens new Station 41 biotech incubator for startups

January 23, 2024

Today, Southern Research marked the official opening of its Station 41 biotech incubator, which is one of four programs that make up the newly launched Station 41 biotech commercialization hub. The incubator provides wet lab space and office space, shared lab equipment and services to support ...
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Birmingham receives federal Tech Hub designation and opportunity to apply for millions in federal funding

October 23, 2023

Birmingham’s metro area is among 31 regions across the country named today as a federal Tech Hub, competing successfully under a new program that could ultimately inject $75 million into the local economy. The designation followed a highly competitive process with nearly 200 application...
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Southern Research launches Venture Studio

November 22, 2022

Southern Research has launched a Venture Studio to develop startups that will bring new therapeutic products to market. In conjunction with its partners, Southern Research has more than 20 drug programs currently in preclinical development. These programs hold enormous potential for patients i...
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Engineering

Kratos (Nasdaq: KTOS) recently purchased the Southern Research engineering division to form Kratos SRE and will maintain operations in Birmingham with the goal to grow and create more than 150 new local jobs. 

Electrical, EO/IR & Mechanical Systems

Extreme Environment Materials Characterization, Hypersonics and Space Programs

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