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Community Impact

Cutting-edge research, programming, and partnerships to improve the quality of life in the coastal region

Serving the Coastal Region

Helping the coastal community envision, explore, and plan for their economic future.

Veterans transitioning to civilian life; business leaders and executives looking to hone their leadership skills; K-12 students seeking preparation in STEAM; professions striving to build in-demand skills; and employers aiming to provide professional education for their employees — these are the learners, partners, and community members Georgia Tech-Savannah serves.

Through research and development, strategic partnerships, and cutting-edge programming, we extend our reach beyond the classroom to support the economic development of the coastal Savannah region and provide high-level education needed for area employers to grow its current and future workforce,

K12 Support

Our Savannah Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics and Computing (CEISMC) offers summer camps for K-12 students, personalized training for teachers and parents, and robotics competitions. Through the GIFT (Georgia Intern Fellowships for Teachers) program, K-12 teachers are placed in paid summer STEM internships to give them real world applications for the classroom.

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MOU Signed in Savannah

The Georgia Ports Authority, Georgia Tech, and Georgia Center for Innovation for Logistics (COI) signed an MOU in support of the state's logistics industry in economic development, research, and education. GTPE offers more than 30 courses and nine certificates in supply chain and logistics to meet workforce development needs of this industry.

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Smart Cities Project

Coastal flooding represents a growing threat to the City of Savannah and adjoining areas in Chatham County. The Smart Sea Level Sensors project is a partnership between Chatham Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) officials, City of Savannah officials, and Georgia Tech scientists and engineers who are working together to install a network of internet-enabled sea level sensors across Chatham County.

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Bringing the World to Savannah

See how we helping our region evolve and excel through our unique programs and continued excellence.


Understanding the reality and needs of the coastal region is important for scalable and sustainable growth. That’s why Georgia Tech-Savannah works with numerous local, state, and Georgia Tech partners to support economic and workforce development in the region.
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Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC)
ATDC is a start-up accelerator that helps Georgia technology entrepreneurs launch and build successful compaies.
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Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2)
EI2 is Georgia Tech's primary business outreach organization helping startups, industry, and the public sector improve competitiveness and impact the community.
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Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP)
GaMEP serves Georgia manufacturing across the state, helping small and mid-size manufactuers increase top-line growth and reduce bottom line cost.
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Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center (GTPAC)
GTPAC helps Georgia businesses identify, compete for, and win government contracts, at no cost, in order to sustain and grow their businesses.
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The Center of Innovation for Logistics
The Center uses its expertise, resources, and connections to help companies operating in Georgia make thier supply chains as efficient as possible.

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