The Alabama Innovation Act (AIA), formed by Legislative Act #2019-404, established the Alabama Research and Development Enhancement Fund (ARDEF). The purpose of the ARDEF Program is to encourage new and continuing efforts to conduct research and development activities within the state for the purpose of increasing employment opportunities and products and services available to the citizens of Alabama.
Grant Application Information
The Energy Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) is seeking applications from Alabama Research Entities to conduct research and development activities within the state of Alabama.
Program Guide and Implementation
ARDEF Oversight Committee Reports
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)