Research and Development

Growing Manufacturing through Collaborative Research

The state of Georgia is home to robust engineering programs throughout its university system that enable companies of all types the ability to further their business through applied research and development.

From the robust and nationally ranked programs at the Georgia Institute of Technology to strong programs found at the University of Georgia, Georgia Southern University, Kennesaw State University and Mercer University, companies from any location in the state are able to access quality researchers to advance their business.

How the Center of Innovation for Manufacturing Supports Business

  • Provides knowledge and connections on the latest research being conducted throughout Georgia’s university system.
  • Works in collaboration with private industry and the universities to take companies to the next level.


Yamaha WaveRunner shotYamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation | Newnan

Faced with a material challenge at a molecular level, Newnan-based Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corp. turned to the Georgia Center of Innovation for Manufacturing for assistance. Through the Center’s deep industry expertise and a research connection at Georgia Tech, Yamaha now has a revolutionary tool that will hep them design, test and enhance the materials in their various product offerings.

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