Innovation Centers in Middle Georgia
INNOVATION CENTERS IN MIDDLE GEORGIA
Middle Georgia is fortunate to have a significant concentration of Innovation Centers relating to the Universities and Robins Air Force Base (RAFB).
Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC) has been a proven asset to Middle Georgia’s companies since 1985. MERC delivers unmatched interdisciplinary engineering and applied scientific expertise with 160 full time engineers, scientists, analysts, logisticians and management experts. MERC has provided support and expertise to all arms of the military, particularly the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex. MERC has also completed successful projects with Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems, Gulfstream and Raytheon.
The Mercer Innovation Center offers the education, community, office space, tools, mentors, student interns, and access to investors that can take an idea from conception to market.
Working with organizations such as the Advanced Technology Development Center and the Atlanta Technology Village, the Mercer Innovation Center contributes to making Georgia one of the leading start-up centers in the United States.
The Center for Software Innovation is a partnership between Middle Georgia State University (MGA) and Robins Air Force Base (RAFB). The Center is designed to identify software development projects that will elevate regional companies, nonprofits, startups, and other organizations. The Center is housed at the University’s Warner Robins Campus in Thomas Hall where the School of Computing facilities serve as the Center’s base of operations.Through continuing education courses and special training sessions participants will collaborate on software solutions and return to their employers, classes, and organizations to address specific challenges.