University of Georgia
January 2014
Economic Development
Economic Development
UGA puts renewed emphasis on state's economy

UGA puts renewed emphasis on state's economy

When the University of Georgia got its start in Athens in 1785, agriculture was the state's driving force, and its founders envisioned a university that would be closely tied to the state's agricultural economy.

Making an Impact

Making an Impact →

Over the last 35 years, more than 500 new products based on UGA discoveries have entered the marketplace. In 2013 alone, more than 40 new products became available.

A Show on the Road

↑ A Show on the Road

From the North Georgia mountains to the shores of the Atlantic, businesses throughout Georgia are thriving. New UGA faculty members got a firsthand look at how they can make an impact.

Helping Georgia communities grow

Helping Georgia communities grow

UGA provides faculty and expertise to municipalities within the state on matters of economic development.

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