Monday, April 4, 2011 | 7:04 AM
The Chamber hosted two UAH staff Friday who spoke about the Alabama Technology Network.
Karen Yarbrough and Steve Briere both spoke on the topic of innovation and its importance in the business process. "Innovation is the creation of invention of something with meaningful value," Yarbrough said.
Briere spoke of the "Jump Start Training" program. It helps businesses work through the innovation process.
ATN training is available to all businesses, sometimes without cost. For more information, contact the nearest ATN Center: Muscle Shoals, (256) 331-5422.
ATN links two-year colleges, The University of Alabama System, Auburn University and the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama together to solve the needs of the state's existing manufacturing industry.