What is GIC?
The Georgetown Innovation Center (GIC) is a community-driven, business incubation center that focuses on the development of business, life science, information technology and service businesses. Our program is designed to foster entrepreneurial growth and build sustainable companies in our community.
The GIC is a public and private economic development effort, which is funded by the regional business community, our major educational and other leading private foundations and is administered through the Fifth T Innovation Group, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
GIC combines expert consulting, mentoring and the research support from it's academic and economic development partners to provide our resident companies with the support and resources necessary to launch a business. GIC is more than just a building, it is a process. We will help identify financing sources and initiate contacts for strategic partnerships and business alliances. Most importantly, GIC will take you to the next level of business plan development with the formulation of marketing plans and strategies to launch your business.
Free Business Seminar
GIC in the News
Last night Conway Innovation Center and Georgetown Innovation Center were featured on News 13 for a piece about a new innovation center opening in North Myrtle Beach! We are so excited about the announcement of the North Myrtle Beach center and the opportunity to extend our help to a larger population of entrepreneurs. The expected date for the grand opening is still to be determined but make sure to check back on our page for any updates
What's going on at GIC?
Free Business Seminars!
Georgetown Innovation Center will be offering a series of financial readiness seminars for current and prospective business owners. For more information visit the Educate page and reserve your spot soon.
5th T Innovation Group received a grant from the Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation to fund activities at the Georgetown Innovation Center.