Taylor Geospatial Institute

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

Founded in 2022, the Taylor Geospatial Institute is a first of its kind entity in the geospatial ecosystem – designed to fuel research, collaboration, and impact. With a legacy investment from Andrew C. Taylor and the commitment of 8 academic and research institutions led by Saint Louis University, TGI is the cornerstone of establishing a global center of geospatial excellence in St. Louis.

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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

TGI Spotlight: Rethinking Multimodal Localization

TGI Spotlight: Rethinking Multimodal Localization

By Bob Grant Localization, precisely pinpointing the position of a person, autonomous vehicle, or anything else on planet Earth, is one of the holy grails of geospatial technology. There are various localization methods, including GPS, beacon-based localization,…