Advanced Technology Development Center

Advanced Technology Development Center

The Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) is a science and technology incubator in Georgia. It is run by the Georgia Institute of Technology, and is headquartered in Technology Square. [cite web|url=|title=Advanced Technology Development Center|publisher=Georgia Tech Research Support Facilities|accessdate=2007-08-08] ATDC was formed in 1980 to stimulate growth in Georgia's technology business base, and admitted its first member company in 1981. [cite web|url=|title=History|publisher=Advanced Technology Development Center|accessdate=2007-08-08] It now has locations in Atlanta, Savannah and Warner Robins.

More than 100 companies started there, including firms such as MindSpring (now part of EarthLink) and TransNexus. [cite web|url=|title=Graduates|publisher=Advanced Technology Development Center|accessdate=2007-08-08] Sponsored companies have created almost 51,000 man-years of employment, generated over $12.7 billion revenue, generated over $100 million in profit to Georgia, and raised over $1 billion in venture capital since 1999.cite web|url=|title=Success|publisher=Advanced Technology Development Center|accessdate=2007-08-08] ATDC has been recognized by Inc. Magazine and Business Week as one of the nation's top incubators, and won several other awards. [cite news|first=Rifka|last=Rosenwein|url=|title=The Idea Factories|work=Inc. Magazine|date=2000-11-01|accessdate=2007-08-08] [cite pressrelease|url=|title=Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center Wins Award for Technology-led Economic Development Efforts|publisher=Georgia Institute of Technology|date=2004-06-10|accessdate=2007-08-08]


External links

* [ Official website]
* [ Official blog]

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