Be the Breakthrough

Southern Research has been steadily moving science for eight decades. But how we move science has evolved. And every member of our community of science plays a critical role in driving breakthroughs that improve our community and help heal the world. Our team carries this noble mission with energy and resolve, acting as conduits between science and society. They are driven and empowered to Be the Breakthrough.


Our Three Year Strategic Plan


Growing Our Impact in Life Sciences

Establish a balanced revenue portfolio through investment in existing and new business lines. Develop a balanced mix of revenue streams and pursue targeted business lines aligned with nearby industry and academic partners

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Contributing to Our Community of Science

Emerge as a statewide and regional catalyst for job creation by aligning with our partners. Harness our unique position between research and industry to champion Birmingham’s biotech ecosystem and facilitate innovation-driven job creation.

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Empowering Our Experts

Empower, retain and attract top talent. Further invest in talent development programs, enhanced communication channels and modern facilities

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Read how we’re charting towards our bold strategy and see impact stories from our community of science in our 2022-2023 Year in Review.

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