Georgia USA Georgia Dept. of Economic Development of Atlanta, GA at MEDICA 2021 in Düsseldorf -- COMPAMED Trade Fair
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Georgia USA Georgia Dept. of Economic Development

75, 5th Street, Suite 1200 N.W., 30308 Atlanta, GA

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Maxine Bier

International Trade Manager - Healthcare & Life Sciences

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Georgia, USA Business Incentives

Our portfolio of incentives begins with a tax credit to spur job creation, and includes an array of other credits for investing in R&D, shipping through ports, and making key expansion investments. Georgia tax exemptions are just as robust: they can save you lots of money in startup and operating costs. All of this is anchored by a 5.75% corporate tax rate based on single-factor apportionment.

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Georgia, USA Life Sciences Ecosystem

In Georgia, we have the resources to assist you in getting ideas researched, tested, commercialized, produced, and then delivered quickly to most anywhere in the world. In 2020, Georgia exported $1.5 billion in medical devices and pharmaceuticals. In addition to global access, Georgia provides the innovative talent to harness the growth of technology and the impact on various sectors of life science and health IT.

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Georgia, USA Health IT

Georgia has unmatched talent, corporate strength, university expertise and a rich history in he Health IT industry. The culture of collaboration and wealth of thought leadership across non-profits and higher education institutions has been instrumental in making Georgia the chosen location for company expansions and relocations. The Center of Innovation for Information Technology is the key resource for helping Georgia's technology communities find collaborative research opportunities and partners to connect, compete and grow globally,

We also have a long history serving as innovators and developers of the Health Information industry. In 1961, a group of HIT pioneers at Georgia Tech co-founded the organization that later became the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Currently, the Georgia Chapter of HIMSS encompasses more than 1,800 healthcare IT professionals, including many key CIO's from the state's largest hospitals and healthcare facilities.

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Georgia, USA BioPharma

Georgia’s biopharma ecosystem is strong in all stages, from research and discovery to production and distribution. There are more than 2,200 clinical trials recruiting or underway in Georgia. The number of establishments producing Drugs and Pharmaceuticals in Georgia grew 17% from 2014 to 2016, a higher growth rate than the U.S. rate. From 2014-2017, there were 547 patents awarded to applicants from Georgia for Drugs and Pharmaceuticals.

Drugs and Pharmaceuticals companies employ more than 3,000 in Georgia. The state’s workforce includes chemical engineers, chemists, and chemical technicians; pharmacists and pharmacy technicians; biochemists, microbiologists, epidemiologists, and other medical scientists. And Georgia is a regional magnet, drawing many of the 1 million graduates each year from colleges and universities within 250 miles of Atlanta.

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The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) is the state's sales and marketing arm, the lead agency for attracting new business investment, encouraging the expansion of existing industry and small businesses, aligning workforce education and training with in-demand jobs, locating new markets for Georgia products, attracting tourists to Georgia, and promoting the state as a destination for arts and location for film, music and digital entertainment projects, as well as planning and mobilizing state resources for economic development.

Georgia is a unique state in terms of its geography, history and culture. Key industries such as Arts, Commerce, Film, Music, and Tourism shape the economy and its people. We, as a state, integrate and support them collectively to create and sustain a diversified economy. And when we bring them together we have a very powerful story to tell. Watch this video to experience what Georgia has to offer you.