A community partnership project from the Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department and the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce: Job search tools are now available to find employment in Athens-Clarke County, along with additional workforce development resources....
Thursday, February 7, 2019 (Atlanta, GA) – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., a leading animal health company, will create 225 jobs and invest more than $120 million in Gwinnett, Clarke, and Hall counties. The...
Among 193 institutions, the University of Georgia recently ranked first for the number of commercial products released to the market in 2017, further highlighting the creative and innovative works taking place in Athens. The results were published by the Association...
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Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that ByoPlanet® International, a leading producer of electrostatic spray technology, is investing nearly $7 million in expanding its Georgia manufacturing operations, delivering 250 jobs to Athens-Clarke County.
Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that biotechnology company RWDC Industries will invest $260 million in expanding its operations into Athens-Clarke County. This innovative development will create 200 jobs.
Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that Wayfair, one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home, will create 500 jobs and invest more than $8 million in a customer support facility in Athens.
As ArunA Biomedical CEO Mark Sirgo tells it, his colleague Steve Stice, Ph.D., had been “throwing away the best part for years.” He’s referring to exosomes, a cellular component long thought of as the cell’s garbage removal system.
In the course of their research, investigators at the University of Georgia frequently develop rare and unique materials, reagents, and tools for very specific purposes related to their own research. Now, through a new master licensing agreement between the University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc. and KeraFAST, investigators at universities, other nonprofit life science research institutions, and for-profit organizations around the globe will have speedy access to these one-of-a-kind materials.
Powered by the faculty and staff of the AU/UGA Medical Partnership, the Athens Free Mobile Clinic has provided more than $132,000 in free primary medical care to more than 600 underserved members of the Athens community since the clinic’s inception in 2018.
Earlier this year, Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center celebrated the groundbreaking of the final phase of its $171 million expansion and renovation project. Hundreds of community supporters and hospital staff gathered on the front lawn of the hospital, standing where a new, seven-story patient tower would soon be built.
Matt Stevens (AB’03, MPA’14) is the Director of Community and Culture at Creature Comforts Brewing Co. in Athens. For National Beer Day we’re asking the questions everyone wants to know – from how Creature Comfort’s philanthropy started to Stevens’ top three favorite beers.
We are beyond excited to share that Creature Comforts has officially been certified as a B Corporation (B Corp)! This makes us only the 16th brewery in the country to achieve the certification.
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