Centers of Innovation
Connect. Compete. Grow.
The Georgia Centers of Innovation (COI) are the state’s leading resource for facilitating business innovation. Through the assistance of the six centers, Georgia companies translate new ideas and technologies into commercially viable products and services to better compete in the global marketplace. This economic catalyst, in turn, promotes the continued growth of the state’s economy. A division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, COI provides the leading technical industry expertise, research collaborations, and business partnerships to help the state’s strategic industries connect, compete and grow.
Six individual centers operate statewide with a focus on Aerospace, Agribusiness, Energy Technology, Information Technology, Logistics, and Manufacturing.Learn more about the Centers of Innovation Management Team.
Learn how each center can help your business navigate the industry to reach your optimal success.
The Georgia Center of Innovation for Aerospace provides the technical industry expertise, collaborative research and partnerships to help the state's aerospace industry connect, compete and grow. The Center advances recognition of Georgia’s strength in the global aerospace industry, and contributes to the entrepreneurial and educational ecosystems required for its continued growth.
From small-town startups to Fortune 500 enterprises, the Center of Innovation for Agribusiness accelerates the growth and development of Georgia’s number one industry by providing focused industry expertise, product commercialization assistance and access to ground-breaking research. With focus areas in emerging and novel crops, food business development, and precision agriculture, the Center supports Georgia’s agriculture industry and enables companies to access high-growth opportunities for increased success.
Georgia energy firms can accelerate the development of new energy solutions with assistance from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Energy Technology. The Center accelerates the development of new products, ideas and business models in the Energy Ecosystem to help the state maintain a leadership position in the fields of energy generation, transmission, distribution, storage and consumption.
The Center of Innovation for Information Technology is the state's key resource for helping Georgia’s information technology companies grow and compete globally. This Center assists with business and technology development assistance and access to top-notch research at Georgia universities.
The Center of Innovation for Logistics helps companies take advantage of the state’s world-class logistics industry, so that they can improve supply chain efficiencies, support growth, and increase global competitiveness. The Center connects companies to the technical industry expertise, collaborative research, and partnerships that cargo-owning companies need.
The Center of Innovation for Manufacturing helps Georgia manufacturers tap new markets and accelerate their products for development through providing technical expertise, cutting-edge research connections, and strategic partnerships.