Our Mission

This study commission was created in 2011 through Senate Resolution 68 to explore the need for a strategic plan for science and technology in Georgia. The objectives of the Commission are:

  1. Inventory Georgia's existing assets in the science and technology sectors to determine current strengths and capabilities.
  2. Conduct review of state and national policies to discern best practices and lessons learned with regard to public policy that encourages advancement of the science and technology sectors.
  3. Hold meetings around the state to solicit input from science and technology stakeholders, with a specific interest in identifying barriers to growth and progress.
  4. Develop specific recommendations with regard to the scope and content of a strategic plan for science and technology in Georgia.  Such recommendations shall stipulate what the commission recommends should be excluded from such a plan.