The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research is focused on transforming Southern Virginia through business development, and our research lies at the heart of that effort. With a unique combination of expertise, scientific resources, education, and our public and private sector relationships, we’ve developed a pathway for innovation to reach the market.
The Institute advances research in four key areas: Sustainable and Renewable Resources, Analytical Chemistry, Polymers and Composites, and Vehicles. These focus centers create an environment for discoveries and collaborations that are truly transformative.
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Pine Knot Farms in Clarksville, VA is one of the leading breeders of hellebores in the entire country. Pine Knot's owner Richard and Judith Tyler work with our commercial plant...