Technology & Life Sciences

Bordered by Metro Atlanta and the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Gainesville-Hall County is home to many technology and life science companies. The ability to recruit, retain and develop top talent makes Gainesville-Hall County an appealing environment to live and work. Located in Hall County, Lake Sidney Lanier is the most visited Corps of Engineers’ lake in the nation and offers a lakeside lifestyle in addition to the urban and mountain options. Technology and life science companies are also attracted to the area because of our outstanding medical community and the availability of cold-chain logistics facilities often utilized by pharmaceutical companies.

Gainesville-Hall County life science companies include Boehringer Ingelheim, R&D Systems, medmix USA, Societal CDMO, Georgia Poultry Laboratory Network, Apotheca, Theragenics Corporation, and ProCare Rx.

Technology’s Home in Georgia

Gainesville-Hall County is the ideal location for technology and life science talent due to our proximity to top universities and research facilities including:

Brenau University Ivester College of Health Sciences
University of North Georgia College of Health Sciences & Professions
Lanier Technical College
The University of Georgia
Emory University and Hospital
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Georgia Centers of Innovation (Information Technology)
Georgia State University Research
Georgia Tech Center for Innovative Fuel Cell and Battery Technologies
Georgia Tech Electronic Design Center
Georgia Tech Research Institute Laboratories
Emory Vaccine Center
Clark Atlanta University Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development

Business Incubator at Brenau University
Advanced Technology Development Center at Georgia Tech
Innovation Gateway at the University of Georgia
The Augusta University Life Sciences Business Development Center

More Resources
Lanier Technical College
Georgia Research Alliance
Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center at Lanier Technical College
Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
University of North Georgia Technology Management
Healthcare in Gainesville-Hall County
Higher Education Opportunities

Contact Tim Evans, VP of Economic Development: (770) 532-6206 or email.