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photo of opened canned goods from above: beans, carrots, corn, peas

Inventing food

UGA FoodPIC valuable tool in Georgia’s economic development efforts

UGA researchers in lab with VP of Research David Lee

UGA a partner in the fiber revolution

Transforming textile manufacturing

Crystal Leach portrait in Coverdell Building

Industry Partnerships

New Director Crystal Leach

Georgia's first certified economic developer program

NEW CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

Georgia's first certified economic developer program officially launched.

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
Sep
16
Fri
all-day Development Authority Training R... @ Southern Regional Technical College
Development Authority Training R... @ Southern Regional Technical College
Sep 16 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...