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Picture above: A leader in innovation and economic engagement, UGA was designated as an Innovation & Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), the nation's oldest higher education association!

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Promoting Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • Campus-wide
    • Thinc at UGA
    • Online UGA Tarkenton Certificate 
    • eHub
    • 2013 University Innovation Fellow - Greg Wilson's I&E map of I&E resources
  • Lamar Dodd School of Art & Design
    • Million Dollar Class
    • New Media Institute
  • Terry College of Business
    • Entrepreneurship and New Venture Formation
    • Innovative Business Projects
    • Innovation Management
    • Interdisciplinary certificate in Entrepreneurship
    • MBA with a Concentration in Entrepreneurship
    • Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship (Vacant for several years)
  • College of Engineering
    • Entrepreneurship for Engineers and Scientists
    • Experential Learning
    • Senior Design
  • College of Family & Consumer Sciences
    • Interdisciplinary Certificate in Entrepreneurship
  • Four Athens (Non-UGA resources)
  • Athens Hatch (Non-UGA resources)
  • Hackyard Athens (Non-UGA resources)

Encouraging Faculty Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • The Georgia BioBusiness Center (GBBC) - works with startups based upon UGA developed research and recruited companies with research and technology ties to the University of Georgia.
  • The Technology Commercialization Office (TCO) - serves the UGA community by connecting industry with university expertise and inventions for the public good, promoting economic development and increasing research visibility.
  • The Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) expands research and commercialization capacity in Georgia’s universities to launch new companies, create high-value jobs and transform lives.

Actively Supporting the University Technology Transfer Function

  • The Georgia BioBusiness Center (GBBC) - works with startups based upon UGA developed research and recruited companies with research and technology ties to the University of Georgia.
  • The Technology Commercialization Office (TCO) - serves the UGA community by connecting industry with university expertise and inventions for the public good, promoting economic development and increasing research visibility. The University of Georgia Research Foundation (UGARF) administers all intellectual property at The University of Georgia.

Facilitating University-Industry Collaborations

  • Corporate Connect - Corporate Connectis the gateway connecting industry to the University of Georgia’s groundbreaking research, resources and expertise.
  • UGA Office of Economic Development - The mission of the Office of Economic Development is to extend the resources of the university to help Georgia and beyond prosper, working every day to improve the quality of life for Georgians. Based in Atlanta, the office serves businesses and communities throughout the state. Established in 2013, the office enhances the university's role in industry collaborations
  • Downtown Connector - UGA Office of Economic Development link to reach potential industry partners in the area

Engaging with Regional and Local Development Affairs

  • UGA Office of Economic Development - The mission of the Office of Economic Development is to extend the resources of the university to help Georgia and beyond prosper, working every day to improve the quality of life for Georgians. Based in Atlanta, the office serves businesses and communities throughout the state. Established in 2013, the office enhances the university's role in industry collaborations
  • UGA Office of Community Relations - The Office of Community Relations at UGA functions to build strong partnerships and links between the University and the Athens-Clarke County community, government, businesses, neighborhoods, non-profit organizations and community leaders and individuals.
  • UGA Public Service & Outreach - UGA is a national leader in university outreach with faculty, staff and students in all of UGA’s schools and colleges contributing to Georgia’s short- and long-term prosperity. In addition, eight Public Service and Outreach units focus specifically on serving Georgia:
    • Archway Partnership
    • Carl Vinson Institute of Government
    • J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development
    • Marine Extension Service/Georgia Sea Grant
    • Office of Service-Learning
    • Small Business Development Center
    • State Botanical Garden of Georgia
    • UGA Center for Continuing Education

    UGA University Innovation Fellowship Leadership Circle (Links to Member Wiki Pages)

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