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.


Digital Equity

NDIA’s Net Inclusion 2024 Conference Leaving Chattanooga

Digital equity programming like Tech Goes Home Tennessee and a commitment to ensuring that every resident has the access and tools to succeed are at the very heart of who we are. We believe that Chattanooga, and the partners who drive digital equity work in all of our communities, can serve as a model to replicate and accelerate other such efforts in communities across the country.

Innovation District


September in the Innovation District has been an incredible month of endings and beginnings, with the playful haze of summer transitioning into crisp focus of fall. We are getting our

Digital Equity

Tech Goes Home celebrates statewide expansion

Educators across the state of Tennessee will have opportunities to grow their knowledge and gain digital literacy skills through The Enterprise Center’s new Tech Goes Home Tennessee program. With a

Net Inclusion Philadelphia logo, in front of an image of the city of Philadelphia; the image also includes the conference dates, February 13-15
Digital Equity

Chattanoogans take the stage at NDIA Net Inclusion ’24

This week’s Net Inclusion 2024 conference will welcome more than 1,200 digital equity academics, advocates, practitioners and policy makers to Philadelphia — including nearly a dozen Chattanooga-area representatives, speaking from