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MOBILE, Alabama – Committed to growing the technology sector and diversifying the region’s economy, the University of South Alabama’s Coastal Innovation Hub made its official debut Wednesday.

It will definitely help us to round out our economic development process here,” said Bill Sisson, president and chief executive officer of the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, one of dozens of dignitaries and elected officials present for the grand opening ceremonies.

“Cultivating entrepreneurs through incubation is a very futuristic way of approaching economic development, and it will us tremendously to support that homegrown element,” Sisson said.

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