The University of Georgia’s Vice President for Public Service and Outreach, Dr. Jennifer Frum, and Vice President for Research, Dr. David Lee, are seeking a more active role in the University Economic Development Association (UEDA) Awards of Excellence by their respective units. Playing a more active role in UEDA includes increasing UGA’s submissions to UEDA’s annual “Awards of Excellence” program, which recognizes outstanding, leading-edge, higher education projects and initiatives promoting economic development and engagement. Read more →
- Entrepreneurship program helps students turn ideas into realityAbout 400 students have participated in the university’s Entrepreneurship Certificate Program
- Innovation Gateway transitions technologies into productsThe university’s intellectual property licensing and startup support function streamline the path from the laboratory or field to the marketplace, ensuring that UGA research discoveries reach their full potential for public benefit.
- New licensing program to foster industry collaborationsUGA offers companies three ways to license intellectual property developed through research partnerships
- I-Corps helps startups avoid market riskAccelerator program will serve up to 30 new startup projects a year
- UGA awarded Innovation Corps Site statusNSF award will enhance startup services
It starts with an idea. Jesse Lafian’s idea promotes more efficient soil irrigation. Caleb Adams and Graham Grable’s idea translates high-performance computation into everyday uses. And UGA’s Entrepreneurship Program helped these ideas go from hasty math—on a napkin in Adams’ case—to viable prototypes. Read more →