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UGA research scientist in lab

Zika Vaccine

UGA launches collaboration with industry

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Georgia's first certified economic developer program

NEW CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

Georgia's first certified economic developer program officially launched.

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Georgia's first oyster hatchery

Georgia’s First

UGA Marine Extension launches oyster hatchery to revive a once-thriving industry.

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UGA is Good for Georgia

The University of Georgia is a powerful economic engine with a

$4.4 billion annual impact on the state’s economy

TAP INTO OUR RESOURCES

For Businesses

Economic development means workforce training, business retention and expansion, small business and entrepreneurial support, cutting-edge research and access to ideas, expertise, innovations and talent.

For Communities

Economic development means communities have the tools to attract economic development and investment.
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Points of Pride

Technologies Based on UGA Research

Top 10

LICENSES & OPTIONS

8th consecutive year

Top 20

LICENSING REVENUE

among public universities
11th consecutive year

$6.5M

LICENSING REVENUE

2015

575+

COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS

reached the market
1978-2015

Upcoming Events
Feb
10
Wed
all-day Community Leadership Conference @ Georgia Hotel and Conference Center, Athens, Georgia
Community Leadership Conference @ Georgia Hotel and Conference Center, Athens, Georgia
Feb 10 – Feb 11 all-day
A two-day conference sponsored by that will bring together practitioners, community leaders and scholars to talk about best practices and explore innovative ways to bolster community leadership development efforts. The conference will allow participants to take a broad look at the meaning of community, offering...
Feb
11
Thu
all-day Development Authority Training R... @ Central Georgia Technical College
Development Authority Training R... @ Central Georgia Technical College
Feb 11 all-day
Participants discuss their responsibilities as members of development authority boards and the role that development authorities serve within the local economic development process. Topics include legal issues, ethics, conflicts of interest, and open records and open meetings requirements. In addition, participants will learn the basics...
Mar
2
Wed
all-day Georgia Certified Economic Develope... @ Central Georgia Technical College
Georgia Certified Economic Develope... @ Central Georgia Technical College
Mar 2 – Mar 3 all-day
More information and registration.