A Tour of Our Curiosity Lab Innovation Center – Come Grow With Us

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At the heart of the Silicon Orchard and our smart city ecosystem is the Curiosity Lab innovation center which houses some of the most groundbreaking startups across the country and the world. This 25,000-square-foot innovation center is separated into two levels that are home to our startups, partners, community resources and more. While we often […]

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Startups Join Pitch Contest in Hopes of Bringing Solutions to Life in the Silicon Orchard

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La French Tech Atlanta – a French government supported ecosystem of startups, investors, decision-makers, and community builders – hosted an incredible evening last month as part of their France-Atlanta Evening in Tech. The event, sponsored by Morgan Stanley, Peachtree Corners, OVHcloud US, Orbiss and Georgia Tech, invited innovators and startups from across the region for […]

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Peachtree Corners Recognized as ‘Smart City Blueprint’

A car using the technology at Curiosity Lab.

Innovation in Technology Park has been at the heart of the city since its founding more than 60 years ago. Technology Park was originally developed to bring in established businesses into its mixed-use community, creating the foundation of what would soon be known as the Silicon Orchard. Over the past few years, the city and […]

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Connecting the Community through Driverless Transit

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In urban areas, residents and visitors depend heavily on public transit to get where they need to go. But as cities begin to steer away from traditional public transit, we’re seeing an increased need for smart, sustainable, environmentally friendly public transit solutions that solve first and last-mile problems. That’s where autonomous shuttles come in. Autonomous […]

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International Company, i-charging, Finds a Home in the City of Peachtree Corners

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As the state of electric vehicles continues to evolve, it’s imperative that the way they’re charged keeps up at the same pace. However, that’s not fully the case across the industry. Cities and households across the country are running into issues of slow charges, outdated software and unreliable technology. But companies, like i-charging, have developed […]

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Consular Corps Take a Trip to Technology Park to Learn How the Silicon Orchard is Bridging the Digital Divide and Making Big Impacts in the Southeast

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Over the past several years, the inequities in communities have become evident in cities across the globe, especially in urban areas. The City of Peachtree Corners, along with its many partners, are working fervently to ensure they’re implementing policies, strategies and innovative technology to bridge that gap as much, and as quickly, as possible. With […]

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City of Peachtree Corners Celebrates National Drive Electric Week with Electrified Car Show

An electrified DeLorean was a fan favorite

Electrify PTC took place in the Peachtree Corners Town Center on September 23 This past weekend the City of Peachtree Corners and the Curiosity Lab hosted its first-ever electrified car show – Electrify PTC – in celebration of National Drive Electric Week. More than 300 people from our community came out to the Peachtree Corners […]

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Team Members Head to South Beach for Smart City Expo USA in Miami

Kelsey Neely and Brandon Branham are pictured with Luke Antoniou and Sandra Baer of SmartCitiesWorld

This past week various members of the business development team here at the Curiosity Lab headed south to Miami for the Smart City Expo USA conference at Miami Beach Convention Center. While at the conference, our team, alongside partners Juganu and Smartpoint.io, shared a booth space where they were able to engage with the world’s […]

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Curiosity Lab Bridges International Companies to the North American Market

Brian Johnson, Peachtree Corners City Manager (second from right) and Brandon Braham, Assistant City Manager and CTO of Peachtree Corners (second from left) are pictured with the City of Toronto’s Chief Technology Officer Lawrence Eta and Director of Digital City Alice Xu

Smart technologies are being innovated daily across the globe, but the implementation of smart solutions in smart cities is a challenge facing most cities globally.  With more than 10,000 cities worldwide and a vast majority without the infrastructure to implement smart technology, we’re finding that startups and businesses in cities across the globe are hitting […]

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