The Enterprise Center, Inc. promotes high-tech economic development in the Chattanooga community to create jobs and build wealth. Our mission is to lead the City of Chattanooga's and Hamilton County's technology-based economic development initiatives thereby promoting the advancement of economic transformation in the City of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, and the Tennessee Valley Corridor. The Enterprise Center, Inc. promotes a variety of local technology-related growth initiatives in the Chattanooga area. Through public/private partnerships, The Enterprise Center connects local entrepreneurs, business and industry to National laboratories, research universities and federal research-oriented programs. Our core initiatives are alternative energy, advanced transportation, technology development and transfer, and community revitalization. As a part of its community revitalization function, the Center manages the HUD-designated Renewal Community program and assists with Brownfield redevelopment issues in the community.
The Enterprise Center also serves as a coordinating agency for 9 local, federally funded entities and projects, many of which have a technology focus. In our coordinating function, we bring these entities and projects together and, by doing so, better leverage their efforts and impact on the region, improve awareness of their work, and steer ideas from research and development into production. These entities and projects are referred to collectively as a Council of Managers. 
The Enterprise Center is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation and is governed by an independent Board of Directors. 
















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