Techlanta: Atlanta + Tech

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Techlanta: Georgia's Tech Transformation

Thanks in part to America's No. 7 public university, Georgia Tech, Atlanta is being hailed as a tech hub by everyone from highly skilled technology-focused college graduates to leaders of major corporations — and all the key players in between.

Learn how Tech makes Atlanta a national leader in technology...

Techlanta: Atlanta + Tech

Survey says: Atlanta! Yes, Atlanta is now all the rage as a growing technology hub and a prime location for exploring progressive opportunity.

The headlines have been screaming it: “Atlanta Named One of Top 10 U.S. Cities for Innovation.”1 “Atlanta's Tech Scene Is Growing Startups in Incubators, Universities, and Accelerators.”2 “Atlanta Named Top 5 Tech Talent Market, Sees Tech Jobs and Wages Increase.”3

The city has also been ranked No. 6 on Innovation Leader’s list of the Top 10 Cities for Corporate Innovation and No. 4 on InfoWorld’s list of 10 Cities with Fast-Emerging Tech Hubs.

The stories behind these kinds of headlines are why major corporations are moving to Atlanta. In other words, whether you’re a student seeking out internship or co-op prospects, a recent college graduate looking to land a high-paying job in a fiercely sought-after technology hub, an entrepreneur eager to take advantage of incubator or accelerator support, or an established enterprise ready to invest in that next innovation center ...

Atlanta is the place to be to Create the Next.

1 Atlanta Business Chronicle, May 30, 2017; 2 Forbes, Dec 8, 2016; 3 Hypepotamus, July 18, 2017


Georgia Tech is a key cog in the Atlanta technology hub.

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Job Market

More and more, college graduates are eyeing Atlanta as a premier career destination, given its positive employment outlook — especially in the tech sector.
 

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Major Corporations

Converging at the heart of Midtown Atlanta is a potent mix of heavyweight brands keen to benefit from being surrounded by and having ready access to Georgia Tech.

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Tech Square

Georgia Tech’s community in Midtown Atlanta is densely populated with startups, accelerators, incubators, established corporations, and innovation centers.

the Create-X expo, with many people mingling and viewing innovative ideas

Startup Support

Georgia Tech provides startup support for entrepreneurs of any industry and affiliation — as long as they are serious about boosting Georgia's economy.

Growth & Development

Georgia Tech has played a pivotal part in Atlanta’s progress and, by extension, in the forward motion of Georgia’s economic development.

Entrepreneurs and startup supporters mingle in Georgia Tech's ACDC meeting space

The Tech-Atlanta Cycle

Atlanta’s economy keeps booming, major tech companies keep converging, and the talent keeps staying. And so on — it's a flourishing self-propelling cycle.

Learn about Partnership Opportunities with Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech is home to more than 2,500 faculty members who conduct scientific and engineering research in hundreds of different research areas.

Explore Industry Collaboration
and Research Opportunities
Don McConnell
Vice President, Industry Collaboration
404.407.6199
don.mcconnell@gatech.edu

 

 
Connect with Corporate Relations
Caroline G. Wood
Senior Director, Corporate Relations
404.894.0762
caroline.wood@dev.gatech.edu

 

 
Access Research and
Development
Andrea Bé
Assistant Director Business Operations
Office of Industry Collaboration
404.407.8078
andreabe@gatech.edu

 

 
Tap into a Startup
Corbett Gilliam
Advanced Technology Development Center [ATDC]
678.923.2399
corbett.gilliam@atdc.org

 

 
Establish an Innovation Center
Greg King
Associate Vice President
for Economic Development
478.471.5398
greg.king@gatech.edu

 

 
License Your Technologies
René Meadors
Office of Industry Engagement
404.385.0434
rene.meadors@gtrc.gatech.edu

 

 
Develop Your Workforce
Bill Astary
Director of Industry Strategic Partnership
Professional Education
404.385.3501
william.astary@pe.gatech.edu