The Office of Industry Collaboration supports corporations seeking a substantial strategic relationship with Georgia Tech. It works with units across our campus to seamlessly craft, nurture, and expand an “Institute-to-Corporation” relationship tailored to the needs of the company. This office also assesses market opportunities, develops corporate access strategies, and supports public-private funding opportunities.
The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is a highly regarded applied research and development organization. Each day, GTRI's science and engineering expertise is used to solve some of the toughest problems facing government and industry across the nation and around the globe. GTRI has been a trusted government and industry partner since 1934.
The Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2) is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive university-based program of business and industry assistance, technology commercialization, and economic development. Its staff and faculty have years of practical hands-on experience, connections to Georgia Tech resources, and links to statewide and federal partners.
The Georgia Tech Research Corporation (GTRC) is the contracting entity for all sponsored research activities at Georgia Tech. GTRC is also responsible for licensing intellectual property (patents, software, trade secrets, etc.), contract accounting, and research integrity assurance (compliance).
The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) provides guidance in developing, processing, and submitting formal proposals and grant applications for sponsored research. The office also offers progressive and responsive assistance in several areas of research administration, including specialized educational, informational, and technological support to research administrators and faculty.
Georgia Tech is home to 12 Interdisciplinary Research Institutes (IRIs) responsible for bringing together a mix of researchers – spanning colleges, departments, and individual labs – around a single core research area. IRIs also connect a large portfolio of basic and applied research programs, support world-class research facilities and laboratories, engage Georgia Tech students, and collaborate with government and industry research partners.