Helping Industry Succeed

IALR continues to catalyze regional economic growth by meeting and exceeding the needs of industry and employers through exceptional services and expertise. Beyond the traditional offerings available through most economic development teams like market statistics and information on possible sites and regional assets, IALR also presents innovative partnership opportunities on rapid-launch space, applied research services, and access to nationally renowned training programs as well as top-rate meeting space, catering and technology.

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Vice President, Economic Development

Linda Green

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Office: 434.766.6707
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Rapid-Launch Space

As space is available, IALR works with strategic industry partners to enable these companies to begin limited operations off-site during what is traditionally the initial down time as new businesses wait for their factory to be constructed
and equipped to support full operations.

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Research Services

IALR’s Applied Research team focuses on projects strictly driven by the needs of the industry. Our researchers support regional, state, national and global companies by offering first-class research assistance to improve their existing products or create new products for the consumer market. We specialize in advanced materials, analytical chemistry, life sciences and biotechnology and precision agriculture. 

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Conference Services

IALR offers state-of-the-art meeting space for a wide range of group sizes spanning from intimate executive style gatherings to large conferences accommodating up to 750 attendees with an additional 400 guests in the atrium. Each room is fitted with the latest technology, and on-site catering services are available for all needs from informal boxed lunches to served dinners and banquets.

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