AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today for its new Mike Hubbard Center for Advanced Science, Innovation and Commerce, an 84,000-square-foot facility designed to foster multidisciplinary research, advance the university’s academic mission and generate economic development in the state.
The facility, located in the Auburn Research Park, will enhance Auburn’s scientific research in bioenergy, water quality, food safety and engineering, genomics, information science and ecosystem health. It has 20 high-tech laboratories with specialized equipment, a super computer, seminar rooms and outside features such as two 5-ton cranes for biofuels work.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – MartinFederal Consulting LLC has relocated its corporate headquarters to the Auburn Research Park. MartinFederal is a small, thriving socioeconomic business focused on providing high-end technology and research services to the federal government and Department of Defense.
“This move was strategic and essential as we look at staying competitive and providing innovative solutions to our federal clients,” said Corey Martin, president and CEO of MartinFederal.
The Auburn Research Park is an emerging facility opened in 2008 that is operated by the university-affiliated, nonprofit Auburn Research and Technology Foundation. For more information about the Auburn Research Park, go to http://www.auburnrtf.com.