Augusta Incubator among Georgia Upstarts in Hub Magazine

Augusta University Life Sciences Business Development Center’s Christopher D. McKinney, Associate Vice President of Innovation Commercialization Photo: Augusta University

Augusta University Life Sciences Business Development Center’s Christopher D. McKinney, Associate Vice President of Innovation Commercialization Photo: Augusta University

ATLANTA (January 15, 2016) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), one of the nation’s largest state trade organizations dedicated to technology and innovation, recently showcased The Augusta University Life Sciences Business Development Center (LSBDC) in the Health & Wellness Innovation issue of Hub Magazine.

The LSBDC, along with three other Health IT Accelerators from Alpharetta and Atlanta were profiled in the magazine’s Georgia Upstarts section:

  • Emergence
    A Medical Business Accelerator for local Georgia-based MedTech companies located in Alpharetta, GA
  • Forge
    A Healthcare Startup workplace in Atlanta that is a joint venture of Emory University School of Medicine, The Wallace H. Coulter Foundation , Georgia Tech VentureLab and Edelman.
  • NeuroLaunch
    The world’s first neuroscience startup accelerator located in Midtown Atlanta

Georgia Upstarts is a regular feature that serves as a showcase for new startups and innovators from around the state. Hub Magazine is a publication of TAG which maintains a presence in the Augusta area via its TAG Greater Augusta Chapter.

The LSBDC is a biotech incubator located on the Health Sciences Campus of Augusta University (formerly Georgia Regents University) in Augusta, GA. The incubator houses 5 entrepreneurial businesses in the life sciences, which can range from bioinformatics and genomics to medical devices and diagnostics.

The Health IT industry in Georgia leads the nation with more than 200 companies and more than $4 billion in annual reported revenue and 15,000 employees. The Health & Wellness Innovation issue of Hub Magazine offers a glimpse of the wide variety of innovators and technologies that are fueling the industry in Georgia.

View the digital version of Hub Magazine here: http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1012960
About Hub Magazine
Hub Magazine features timely news, ideas, people and trends that are at the intersection of Georgia’s Emerging technology community. Published bi-monthly, HUB Magazine reaches a potential 30,000 + innovators across Georgia and beyond via print and digital distribution.  Learn more at: www.hubga.com

About TAG Greater Augusta Chapter
The mission of the Technology Association of Georgia-Greater Augusta Chapter is to educate, unite, promote and influence Georgia’s technology community in the greater Augusta area. Explore the Augusta Chapter of the Technology Association of Georgia by visiting: http://www.tagonline.org/chapters-and-societies/augusta/
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 30,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org

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