Innovation Gateway maximizes the impact of UGA research discoveries by streamlining the path from the laboratory or field to the marketplace. Through intellectual property protection, licensing, startup support and education, IG works with UGA faculty and researchers in order to identify technologies and companies with commercial potential.
The UGA Entrepreneurship Certificate Program, housed in the Terry College of Business, provides a unique and comprehensive academic program that encompasses experiential learning and equips students with the tools and resources to pursue their own start-up ventures.
From pharmaceuticals and biotechnology to solar energy and field crops, we help connect UGA faculty with private-sector research partners. Let us help you find the right connection in industry. Contact Crystal Leach, Director of Industry Collaborations, to get started in finding a match that will help propel your research forward.
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides tools, training, and resources to help small businesses grow and succeed. Designated as one of Georgia’s top providers of small business assistance, the SBDC has 17 offices ranging from Rome to Valdosta to serve the needs of Georgia’s business community.