National Alliance of Inventors

Researchers Honored for Inventions

Two UGA emeritus professors, Michael Dirr and Robert Ivarie, were named National Academy of Inventors Fellows in 2014, acknowledging their outstanding contributions to horticulture and the development of novel therapeutics for rare diseases.

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Downtown Renaissance

Georgia cities get a makeover with help from UGA's Institute of Government.

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UGA Serving Georgia

UGA impacts citizens in every county of the state. Use our map to see how UGA is serving your county or congressional district.

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The Blueberry State

With the tally from the 2014 growing season complete, it's official. Georgia now leads the nation in blueberry production.

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Vaccine Protects Poultry Industry

A UGA researcher developed the first commercially available vaccine to protect poultry against a type of infectious bronchitis virus that has taken a severe toll on the poultry industry across the South.

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A Boon for Food Companies

Large and small food businesses alike will benefit from the new Food Product Innovation and Commercialization (FoodPIC) Center being built on UGA’s Griffin Campus.

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Planning for Sea Rise

A Georgia Sea Grant and UGA guided the creation of the Tybee Island Sea Level Rise Adaptation Plan, winning National Sea Grant's highest extension honor.

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Cutting the Cost of Communities’ Flood Insurance

The Carl Vinson Institute of Government, Georgia Sea Grant and UGA Marine Extension are helping Georgia communities take advantage of over $5 million in flood insurance discounts.

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UGA Extension Celebrates 100 Years of Service to Georgians

In the past 100 years, UGA Extension helped eradicate the boll weevil, introduce new food safety measures and promote land conservation.

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UGA Working for Georgia

As a land-grant university, the University of Georgia serves the state’s people by connecting them with its world-class resources to enhance prosperity and quality of life.

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For Businesses

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

For Communities

Economic development means developing leaders, and increasing connections and relationships at the community level.
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UGA is Good for Georgia

With an estimated $2.1 billion annual impact on the region’s economy, the University of Georgia is a powerful economic engine for the state.

Points of Pride

Technologies Based on UGA Research

Top 5

LICENSES & OPTIONS

7th consecutive year

Top 20

LICENSING REVENUE

among public universities
10th consecutive year

$6.6M

LICENSING REVENUE

2014

525+

COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS

reached the market
1978-2014

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Serving Georgia

UGA impacts citizens in every county of the state. Use our map to see how UGA is serving your county or congressional district.
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Events

Feb
5
Thu
8:30 am Economic Development Professionals ... @ UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center
Economic Development Professionals ... @ UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center
Feb 5 @ 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Georgia’s economic health is dependent on the number and quality of jobs provided by employers in local communities. Attracting new business is an integral part of comprehensive economic development efforts, but an equally important component is business retention and expansion. The ability to retain and...
Feb
22
Sun
all-day AUTM 2015 Annual Meeting
AUTM 2015 Annual Meeting
Feb 22 – Feb 25 all-day
AUTM 2015 Annual Meeting @ New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
The AUTM Annual Meeting is the one-stop shop for industry dealmakers and investors to network with nearly every academic research institution in the world in one place, at one time. If you are responsible for protecting and licensing university intellectual property or you are searching...
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