HPM Vice President of Business Development Jay Daily has been named to the Board of Directors for BIO Alabama, a Birmingham-based organization that serves as the leading advocate for Alabama’s bioeconomy. BIO Alabama represents the state nationally and internationally as Alabama’s affiliate of Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the preeminent national association for biotechnology companies.
“When I learned about BIO Alabama and its mission to promote bioscience innovation, I was inspired by their dedication to the state of Alabama,” Daily said. “I’m excited about what HPM can bring to the group. The members of this board have diverse backgrounds and expertise, and we can promote our successes as a state in order to encourage growth in the biotechnology industry.”
BIO Alabama represents the state’s bio-related industries, clinicians, research scientists and business professionals who work together to foster the life sciences in Alabama. Its mission is to promote biotechnology innovation by creating a favorable scientific, business and legislative environment that will facilitate the growth of emerging and existing companies while attracting new biotechnology opportunities to Alabama. They also seek to increase public awareness regarding the potential impact on quality-of-life and the state’s economy.
“HPM has a role to play in ensuring that all of the necessary resources are available for existing industries to be successful and continue to grow,” Daily said. “Cutting edge innovation is happening in Alabama, and we want to help the state attract new companies to take advantage of the wonderful resources that we have here.”