About The Innovation District

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

Events Calendar

Discover activities and events in the area.

Basecamp

A coworking event in the heart of the Innovation District.

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.

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.

Our Impact

The Enterprise Center brings together local technology expertise to build a better future for everyone in our community with a focus on collaboration, economic mobility, and Smart City innovation.

Tech Goes Home

Digital Inclusion Program

5,000+

Tech Goes Home graduates, including 500+ Hamilton County Schools teachers

4,700+

Devices distributed to community

110

Different community partners

EdConnect

No-cost internet for low-income families, in partnership with EPB and Hamilton County Schools

13,000

Students connected

International Placemaking Week 2019

More than 600 people from around the globe

Economic impact of $628,319 to area economy

Supported 158 local jobs during its duration

Floor Five of the Edney

2,000

Visitors per month on average

180

Events per month

Ecosystem Tour Days

5

Days hosted

100

Community participants, helping to ensure a more diverse entrepreneurial pipeline

Chatanooga Smart City Collaborative

Together, members of the CSCC have brought in more than $115 million in smart city research grants over the last several years. During the COVID-19 Crisis, we…

Worked with EPB to add 150 public WiFi access points in the neighborhoods with the lowest connectivity rates

Distributed 180 laptops, WiFi hotspots, and tablets to partner organizations

Helped 29 faith communities with technology and tech support

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Calendar of Events for the Innovation District