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February 11, 2019 | Tom Ballard

UGA announces plans for innovation district in university-owned building

The University of Georgia (UGA) is planning an “innovation district” near downtown Athens to train students in entrepreneurship, President Jere Morehead, who announced the plans during his annual State of the University speech, has instructed his staff to find space for the innovation district on UGA-owned property. It will include a start-up incubator for faculty and alumni and co-working space and offices for “industry partners” who want to collaborate with students and faculty. We have two articles, one from an Athens-based source here and a second from Atlanta Inno here.

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