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Seneca, GA

Downtown Renaissance

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

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Innovation Gateway

The Technology Commercialization Office and the Georgia BioBusiness Center have combined their resources as Innovation Gateway.

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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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Tomorrow's Leaders

Nearly 8,000 UGA students graduate each year ready to lead and succeed in today’s knowledge economy.

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TAP INTO OUR RESOURCES

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

Events

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all-day Thinc. Entrepreneurial Week @ University of Georgia
Thinc. Entrepreneurial Week @ University of Georgia
Mar 23 – Mar 27 all-day
Thinc. Entrepreneurial Week @ University of Georgia  | Athens | Georgia | United States
Thinc. Entrepreneurial Week, March 23-27, will bring an array of innovators to UGA to stimulate entrepreneurial thinking. The week features  workshops, panel discussions, competitions and events to engage, inspire and build the confidence to take ideas from concept to reality. Highlights: Yik Yak Day -...
4:00 pm Agbioscience Startup Company Safari @ Center For Applied Genetic Technologies
Agbioscience Startup Company Safari @ Center For Applied Genetic Technologies
Mar 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The Agbioscience Startup Safari will tour the research and/or production facilities of three companies associated with UGA’s Innovation Gateway startup incubator on campus. Led by the founders or chief scientific officers of these companies, the tour will provide a behind the scenes look at innovation,...
5:00 pm Innovation Gateway Open House @ Center For Applied Genetic Technologies
Innovation Gateway Open House @ Center For Applied Genetic Technologies
Mar 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
See why UGA’s Innovation Gateway matters: learn about companies started by UGA faculty who are working on cures for diabetes, cancer and other diseases. Find out how these companies engage students and industry partners. Tour and reception.
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