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Georgia

Georgia, USA
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) is the
state’s sales and marketing arm, the lead agency for attracting new business investment, and encouraging the expansion of existing industry. We are your one-stop shop for connections to communities, utilities, zoning needs, and incentives.

More than 2,000 life sciences companies and organizations call Georgia home. Our diverse industry employs 68,000+ people, and encompasses biotech, biopharma, medical devices, research, animal sciences, and more. Georgia has also focused on developing the cybersecurity industry, and ranks 3rd in the nation for information security. There are more than 163,000 workers in tech jobs; many with skills related to bioinformatics.

Within the past year, Georgia’s life sciences community has continued to grow, taking a leadership role in confronting the global COVID-19 pandemic, and using the symbiotic ecosystem located here to develop plasma therapies and support vaccine development. Joining the CDC, American Cancer Society, and others, the newly formed Global Heath Crisis Control Center (GHC3) became the latest addition to our impressive roster of global health organizations headquartered in the state.

Georgia’s culture of innovation and collaboration, diverse workforce, access to top tier universities, world-class logistics, and business-friendly climate make us a global leader in the life sciences industry. Come explore how doing business in Georgia will put your company in a position to impact the world.
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Georgia’s culture of innovation and collaboration, diverse workforce, access to top tier universities, world-class logistics, and business-friendly climate make us a global leader in the life sciences industry. Come explore how doing business in Georgia will put your company in a position to…