Taylor Geospatial Institute

The Nation’s Leading Geospatial Research Collaborative Rooted in St. Louis and the Midwest

The most comprehensive and holistic geospatial research community is now in St. Louis and comprised of eight of the Midwest’s outstanding research institutions. Everything happens somewhere, and the science of location is more critical now than ever in our digital age. We’re harnessing the power of partnership with industry, government agencies, and research entities to not only grow talent but develop core geospatial science and adjacent fields that enable positive impacts on some of the world’s greatest challenges.

OUR AREAS OF GEOSPATIAL IMPACT

CORE
GEOSPATIAL SCIENCE

Address national gaps in foundational geospatial research

FOOD
SYSTEMS

Improve sustainable agriculture through location science

GEOSPATIAL
HEALTH

Address health and social equity for more of the population

NATIONAL
SECURITY

Help create a secure and safe landscape around the U.S.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

The Institute provides funding to advance geospatial science, including support for postdocs, visiting scholars, faculty, and collaborative research. 

GEOSPATIAL EVENTS

See our calendar of geospatial-related events throughout the year. Make plans to engage with your geospatial community in person and virtually at all kinds of happenings. 

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LATEST NEWS

8 research orgs form new geospatial institute in St. Louis

8 research orgs form new geospatial institute in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – With the financial backing of billionaire businessman Andrew C. Taylor, eight Midwest research institutions have joined with the goal of turning St. Louis into the world’s center for geospatial research and innovation. The Taylor Geospatial Institute (TGI)…

Missouri S&T joins Taylor Geospatial Institute

Missouri S&T joins Taylor Geospatial Institute

Missouri S&T is joining with other leading research institutions from Missouri and Illinois to form a geospatial research collaborative, the Taylor Geospatial Institute (TGI). The institute is designed to affect foundational research, food systems, health care,…