Technology development at the University of Georgia advances quality of life in Georgia and around the world.
The Technology Commercialization Office (TCO) serves the UGA community by connecting industry with university expertise and inventions for the public good, promoting economic development and increasing research visibility.
The University of Georgia Research Foundation (UGARF) administers all intellectual property at The University of Georgia.
Legal Services provides in-house counsel to OVPR and UGARF on UGA research and technology transfer matters.
The Georgia BioBusiness Center (GBBC), in partnership with UGARF, enables bioscience start-up companies to accelerate their growth through access to partnerships, business expertise, funding, facilities and equipment. The Georgia VentureLab provides access to seed grants and connects faculty researchers with experienced business and technical experts who assist with innovation evaluation, business planning and capitalization requirements.