Prototype Prime is a tech incubator focusing on startups’ early growth in Peachtree Corners. It boasts a Design and Development Lab stocked with 3D printers and electronics manufacturing equipment, audio recording space for podcasts, and regular educational events.
With more than 600 technology companies already calling Alpharetta home, the city actively fosters innovation. Growing from an advisory board of tech leaders in 2012, Tech Alpharetta has expanded into a full-service incubator through its Innovation Center.
Culturally Relevant Computing Lab
Students who want to join Kinnis Gosha’s computing lab at Morehouse College can’t just work on their own projects; they must agree to be ambassadors for science and technology on campus and in the community.
Chief Bicycle Officer
Atlanta’s new Chief Bicycle Officer will be a full-time planner, engineer, and advocate for the city’s pedal-friendly goals, which include plans to double the length of protected bike lanes (from 30 to 60 miles).
Creative Media Industries Institute
Georgia State’s Creative Media Industries Institute aims to train students in advanced media tech, nurture the field’s entrepreneurs, and collaborate with Georgia’s film, television, music, and gaming industries to explore new creative outlets.
Texting in Braille
Georgia Tech researchers developed BrailleTouch, which lets people use a six-key Braille typing system on touchscreens.
State Farm Regional HQ
Park Center, State Farm’s new regional headquarters in Dunwoody, has successfully coupled a suburban office location with the intermodal connectivity of an urban core campus.