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Demonstration Project Proposal Portal

Pilot Your Solutions with the City of Atlanta

*Note that the Demonstration Project Proposal Portal is currently closed. Please check back at a later date to submit a proposal.

The City of Atlanta will be accepting applications on a rolling basis for technology startups and scaleups interested in piloting innovative solutions with the City. Preference is shown towards companies that focus on IoT and Smart City initiatives. Companies must submit a completed proposal in order to be considered for the Demonstration Project.

Proposal Process

Partnerships for the Demonstration Project are highly dependent on capacity of the City of Atlanta and its municipal infrastructure. All proposals will be considered and handled on a case-by-case basis.

Review Program & Proposal Requirements
Please read requirements in their entirety.
Submit Proposal
Complete the proposal in its entirety, ensuring that all additional documentation has been uploaded where indicated.
Follow-Up Meeting
A follow-up meeting may be scheduled once the proposal is submitted and reviewed to discuss next steps.


What is the Demonstration Project?

In 2014, the City of Atlanta and Invest Atlanta passed Resolution 14-R-4004 in accordance with Resolution 13-R-3778 to allow entrepreneurs to access City of Atlanta resources and facilities to test and validate their solutions, formally known as the City of Atlanta's Innovation Center Demonstration Project Policy.

What is the objective of the Demonstration Project?

The program was designed to advance the development of innovative technologies with the objective of fueling the best science and innovation practices between the City of Atlanta and local business entities and entrepreneurs.

What companies have participated in the Demonstration Project in the past?

Emrgy's pilot with the City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management and the IoT.ATL AgTech Challenge are two examples of past Demonstration Projects facilitated by Invest Atlanta and the City of Atlanta.


Executive Corner: Emrgy CEO Emily Morris from Invest Atlanta on Vimeo.


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