About The Innovation District

Where Chattanooga’s entrepreneurs, academics, and creatives collide. 

Events Calendar

Discover activities and events in the area.

Resiliency Checklist

Everything you need to prepare your organization for a crisis.

Small Business Supports

Helping small business owners across the region.

The Edney Innovation Center

The front door to the Innovation District of Chattanooga.

Tech Goes Home

Expanding access to technology and teaching digital literacy.

Digital Access Committee

Bringing together partners to close the digital divide, together.

HCS EdConnect

Home internet at no cost to thousands of families.

Connected Communities: Orchard Knob

The OKC leverages the collective support of partner organizations to tackle the whole picture of health and wellness in the historically underserved neighborhood.


Answering the most basic and most complex questions about life in Chattanooga

EMPACT Program

Preparing residents for the jobs of tomorrow, and today. 

Chattanooga Smart Communities Collaborative

Working together to identify our region’s challenges and create solutions.

Environmental Sensors

Collecting and analyzing air quality data from across our region with US Ignite.

Education (4K Microscope & Lola)

High-tech tools in Hamilton County’s classrooms.

Community Connectivity

Expanding access to the internet in homes and neighborhoods.

Building a better future for the Chattanooga region.

The Enterprise Center unites people, organizations, and technology to build an advanced and inclusive future for our community.

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We connect people to technology and resources.

Innovative thinkers need tools and resources to stay strong and grow.

During periods of growth, we equip businesses with the tools to build their businesses and support their employees. During tough times, like Covid-19 and natural disasters, we can help companies stay afloat and thrive.

Learn about Resiliency Checklist

In a Smart City, everyone participates in building an advanced future.

A true Smart Community benefits every resident, in every neighborhood. As regional partners develop advanced technology, we make sure the voice of everyday citizens is well-represented. 

Learn about Chattanooga Smart Community Collaborative

Everyone deserves the same access to technology and learning.

As communities across the country struggle with a digital divide, the Chattanooga and Hamilton County region is recognized as a role model in digital equity.

Learn about Tech Goes Home

Join us for a broadband access & skills conference July 22-23:

We’re thrilled to host the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s 2024 Digital Opportunity Summit — and equally thrilled to invite you a day early, to dig into Chattanooga and Hamilton County’s digital opportunity story …