Georgia is the place where technology and science converge
to create a corporate climate primed for success. Companies in Georgia gain a
competitive advantage from the state's unparalleled business infrastructure. Executives
are linked to a strong network of associations and organizations that foster professional
and business development. There is also a network of professional services that
are ready to support the growth of technology-based businesses here in Georgia.
From Hartsfield International Airport, to extensive highways, rail systems and
deepwater ports, to investments made in leading telecommunications systems, Georgia
has what any business needs - an environment that fosters success.
Read our success stories to see how Georgia has helped technology and life
science companies thrive.
Total System Services
When Total System Services (TSYS) needed 1,500 programmers to expand its transaction
processing business, Georgia created the Intellectual Capital Partnership Program
(ICAPP), directing the full spectrum of resources from the state's university
system to meet that need.
When BresaGen located its U.S. headquarters in Georgia, the Georgia Research
Alliance (GRA) partnership of Georgia's research universities, businesses and
state government was a major factor. BresaGen came to Athens, Georgia after acquiring
Cytogenesis, a company founded by GRA Eminent Scholar (and University of Georgia
professor) Steven Stice.
When NCR looked for innovative ways to become more competitive in the global
software engineering market, ICAPP brokered a partnership between the company
and two universities in rural Georgia that provide NCR with a cost-effective
way to update its software for retail markets.