Georgia Department of Economic Development 75 5th St NW, Atlanta, GA30308 The Georgia Department of Economic Development is located on the 12th floor of the RBC building in Tech Square. The…More state agency works to boost economic development in Georgia. Through marketing and sales campaigns, the department tries to encourage industry expansion and new business, develop new markets locally and abroad, and attract tourists to Georgia. The agency also promotes tax incentives that make the state a desirable location for film, video, music and other entertainment projects.
Advanced Technology Development Center 75 5th St NW, Atlanta, GA30308 The Advanced Technology Development Center, or ATDC for short, gives Georgia technology entrepreneurs skills and tools…More to launch and build successful companies. Since it was founded in 1980, the center has provided business incubation and acceleration services to thousands of people in the state. The center is part of Georgia Tech and consists of three facilities. The ADTC headquarters is located in Centergy One, a 12-story building at Georgia Tech's Technology Square. ADTC members can utilize services such as CapVenture, a training program designed to educate and equip budding executives.
Georgia Tech Research Institute 250 14th St NW, Atlanta, GA30318 The Georgia Tech Research Institute, called the "Solution Institution," is an applied research and development…More organization. The nonprofit institute, which is part of Georgia Institute of Technology, was founded in 1934 with three researchers and a $12,000 budget. Now the institute has more than 1,400 employees and performs more than $200 million in research and development each year. The institute works to solve technical problems that face government and industry around the world, and has developed technology such as the AMBER alert system for missing children. There are eight laboratories and 13 field offices, but the institute is headquartered on 14th Street in Midtown Atlanta. Security procedures are required for some visits to the institute.