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Growing Georgia's Bioscience Industries:  Harnessing the Resources of Higher Education

Incubators & Business Centers

Other areas of service that colleges and universities offer to bioscience businesses in Georgia are incubators and business centers. Listed below are a variety of these outreach services that can help “hatch” bioscience and related companies, and contacts for more information.

EmTech Bio

Emory University

Services: Provide to resident biotech companies office space; wet-lab space; high-end equipment support (NMR, HPLC, freezers, refrigerators, water baths); advisory services; and access to university core facilities at Emory University and Georgia Tech. Facilities include suites for performing tissue culture and/or drug discovery/chemistry research and development.


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Advanced Technology Development Center

Georgia Institute of Technology

Services: With a commitment to the technology-based enterprise, the ATDC provides a broad base of assistance to bioscience entrepreneurs. Available assistance covers the continuum of new company formation and maturation including the fundamental aspects of strategic focus through facilitating vital connections with potential board members, management, and sources of capital. In December 2002, ATDC opened the new bioscience incubator laboratory space on the Georgia Tech campus that is currently available for occupancy. This incubator facility has been designed to accommodate a wide range of bioscience activities.

Lee Herron
404-385-1597



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Industrial Educational Partners Program

Georgia Institute of Technology

Services: The Industrial Educational Partners Program involves industry in the Georgia Tech/Emory Center (GTEC) for the Engineering of Living Tissues by direct participation in the evaluation of research and educational programs, and provides opportunities to interact with faculty and students involved in biomedical and bioscience research. The Educational Partner members have access to early stage technologies and innovations generated from GTEC faculty laboratories for licensing and research opportunities in cell and tissue engineering, biomaterial scaffolds, bioreactor design and optimization, immune modulation strategies, cells and tissue cryopreservation, stem cells, and other areas impacting the medical device and tissue engineering industries.

Dr. Ann Schmierer
Manager for Industrial Relations at GTEC
404-385-2259



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CollabTech

Georgia State University

Services: The incubator consists of four major components: three biological applications revolving laboratories, two chemical applications revolving laboratories, a conference room, and industrial office space

Dr. P.C. Tai


Dr. Al Baumstark

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Georgia BioBusiness Center

University of Georgia

Services: The Georgia BioBusiness Center is a program of the University of Georgia Research Foundation (UGARF) developed in cooperation with the Georgia Research Alliance. The program enables biotechnology start-up companies to accelerate their early growth through access to management expertise and core lab facilities with state-of-the-art instrumentation. The Center’s new facility opened 2001 and will house up to 10 start-up companies. Seven of the companies affiliated with the Center raised $30 million in venture funding and corporate financing during FY 2001.

Margaret Wagner-Dahl
Director of Research, Development and Technology Alliances
706-583-8209


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