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Georgia Tech Launches Quadrant-i, a New Unit to Enhance Research CommercializationGeorgia Tech's Office of Commercialization introduces Quadrant-i, a…

In March 2023, Jeff Mao and Tyler Ma won first place in the Georgia Tech InVenture Prize with their web-based platform SellRaze, a solution…

Edgar Garay

Squadra Ventures led the round with participation from Cambium Capital, Draper Cygnus, and the Georgia Tech Foundation.Falcomm is built on…

Paco Robles

Innovative research teams and skilled professors consistently make groundbreaking contributions to the scientific world. Most recently, the Wallace H…

For many patients battling a disease, or trying to prevent one, the best treatment option is controlled drug delivery.In those cases, a delivery…

In Good Company founders Sarah Naumann (MBA ’23) and Amanda Shojaee (IA ’14, MBA ’23)

In Good Company founders Sarah Naumann (MBA ’23) and Amanda Shojaee (IA ’14, MBA ’23) want to change the narrative of…

The Office of Technology Licensing at Georgia Tech has announced a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Intellectual Property Alliance…

The OZ-Link team includes (left to right): Professor M.G. Finn, Wenting Shi, Kasie Collins, Jasmine Hwang, and Steve Seo.

For many patients battling a disease, or trying to prevent one, the best treatment option is controlled drug delivery. In those cases, a delivery…

Raccoon Eyes Team

When Nathanael Koh (CmpE ’22), Ivan Zou (CmpE ’23), and Bowen “Bruce” Tan (a second-year computer science major) were…

Georgia Tech's Tech Tower

Student startup WheelChariot is set on a course towards success! On March 31, 2023, the team took first prize in the Sustainable-X…

Rahul Saxena has been appointed as the director for Georgia Tech CREATE-X. Saxena has been a part of the CREATE-X team since 2019, when he was named…

Professor Lakshmi "Prasad" Dasi

An innovative healthcare startup that just launched out of Georgia Tech uses artificial intelligence to predict how a patient’s heart will respond to…

Mary Albertson Georgia Tech Office of Technology Licensing

The office of Technology Licensing is bustling with new and exciting changes and is thrilled to be led under the new leadership of Mary Alberston,…

Islets (stained green with viability stain) mixed with microgels presenting FasL (red).

Insulin injections to treat Type 1 diabetes could become a thing of the past, but finding the cure faces many challenges. Although transplanting…

Patrick Williams, Head of NA Digital Partnerships, Visa Inc.

Today, the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) announced a new three-year financial…

Jud Ready

The Nano Group at the Georgia Tech Research Institute develops novel applications for carbon nanotubes and graphene based on their highly…

Michael Filler, associate director for research programs in Georgia Tech’s Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology (IEN), was recently featured…

Left to right: Researchers Curtis Dobrowolski, Kalina Paunovska, and James Dahlman.

Therapeutics based on messenger RNA, or mRNA, can potentially treat a wide range of maladies, including cancer, genetic diseases, and as the world…

Most research on immunity to the SARS-CoV-2 virus and Covid-19 vaccine development has focused on antibody responses to the spike protein and other…

A special session was held at the 2022 Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference (SB3C) to honor Ajit Yoganathan, Ph…

Stephen Housley and Tim Cope are working to stop chemotherapy-induced neurological damage before it starts.

About half of the cancer patients who receive chemotherapy are treated with drugs made from platinum-based compounds, or PBCs. That’s because these…

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are developing a wideband four-channel millimeter wave transmit-receive (T/R) module based on…

GTRI's Chris Roberts with a collaborator.

When people think about the game capture the flag, memories of gym class or family trips likely come to mind. The Georgia Tech Research Institute (…

The TESLA (Tough and Ecological Supercritical Line Breaker for AC) team in front of high-voltage circuit breakers. 

Replacing the potent greenhouse gas SF6 in high-voltage circuit breakers with a clean alternative is critical as the U.S. looks to upgrade its aging…

The Institute for Data Engineering and Science, or IDEaS, is one of Georgia Tech’s 10 interdisciplinary research institutes. IDEaS…

Yongxin Chen received the 2022 Donald P. Eckman Award at the American Control Conference Awards Ceremony, which was held Thursday, July 9th in…

Harvesting a field full of fragile blackberries is no easy task.

Each of those juicy berries sold in the grocery store produce aisle has to be…

Keith McGreggor, professor in the School of Interactive Computing and director of VentureLab. (Photo: Peralte C. Paul)

Keith McGreggor, Georgia Tech professor of the practice in the School of Interactive Computing, and director of VentureLab, has been named…

Researchers William Sharp and Nicoleta Serban want kids to eat what’s good for them, and they want the healthcare industry to recognize the benefits…

A Georgia Tech VIP class team attending an esports event in Los Angeles in 2019 with Laura Levy (holding the sign).

Georgia Tech’s Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) Program is a transformative approach to enhancing higher education by engaging undergraduate and…

Group photo of the winning 2022 Solar Decathlon team.

The Georgia Tech student team, "English Avenue Yellow Jackets", is the 2022 Design Challenge Residential Division Grand Winner for the …

A team of Georgia Tech students and faculty members has won the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) EcoCAR Mobility Challenge. The four-year…

Biomedical researchers develop and use organoids as a tool for studying human development and disease. These little lab-grown cultures mimic human…

Georgia Tech Startup Launch, the Institute’s startup accelerator founded and run by CREATE-X, has hit a new milestone in its ninth iteration. More…

Andrés García led a team of researchers who are moving a hopeful treatment for type 1 diabetes closer to the clinic.

Islet cell transplants are a promising treatment that can cure difficult-to-treat type 1 diabetes. The cells, taken from a donor pancreas, provide…

Catherine Heaton (right) is a fourth-year aerospace engineering major who has participated in Experimental Flights since fall 2020. Heaton said she enjoys working with a diverse group of students to solve real-world issues (Credit: Christopher Moore, GTRI).

Imagine you’re a college student cramming for a test in your dorm room. It's getting late, and you realize you still need to make a trip across…

ACC 2022 WITFOH

Georgia Tech sent two teams to the 2022 ACCelerate Festival of Creativity and Innovation in Washington, D.C., and is honored to announce that the…

Woon-Hong Yeo and his research team have developed a new wireless, electronic vascular monitoring system - a smart stent.

Vascular diseases are public enemy number one: the leading killers worldwide, accounting for nearly a third of all human deaths on the planet.…

Associate Professor and Woodruff Faculty Fellow, W. Hong Yeo, who serves as the Director of the IEN Center for Human-Centric Interfaces and…

CREATE-X alum Samuel Porta talks about his startup queues, his experience with Startup Launch, and the progress he’s made since completing the…

The Georgia Institute of Technology fully embraced its evolving role as an entrepreneurial hub when it created a new dual-position, vice president of…

Close-up view of Omer Inan and Samer Mabrouk holding prototypes of their new sensor

An interdisciplinary team led by Omer Inan, associate professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the Georgia Institute…

Today, cell and gene therapies treat and could even cure terminal diseases like leukemia and spinal muscular atrophy, but unlocking their full…

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Brooks Rehabilitation recently announced that the MagTrack study, a collaborative research endeavor with the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and…

Collage of CREATE-X participants

Should I apply to CREATE-X Startup Launch? Consider these benefits if you’re debating reasons to participate in the 12-week summer program where…

Georgia Tech is launching a sports-focused venture fund backed by deep-pocketed donors as the latest step in efforts the school says will help its…

CREATE-X alumna LaVonda Brown talks about her startup EyeGage, her experience with Startup Launch, and the progress she's made since completing the…

On a typical day, Americans walk an average of 3,000 to 4,000 steps. For most people, walking is a natural act, and they don’t give it a second…

For electric vehicles (EVs) to become mainstream, they need cost-effective, safer, longer-lasting batteries that won’t explode during use or harm the…

In 2015, Edgar Garay sent an email to a Georgia Tech professor asking to join his lab.

“I want to go to your lab because I want to improve…

A team of fourth-year computer science students from the Georgia Institute of Technology took home first place at CREATE-X’s fall 2021 Idea to…

Two Georgia Tech College of Engineering professors are among this year’s Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

Raghupathy “Siva”…

Students attending the Fellowship Pitch Competition

On December 3, 2021, Startup Exchange presented the Fall 2021 Fellowship Pitch Competition sponsored by the Georgia Tech Student Innovation Program,…

 SPOT Program Flyer

After almost a year since the completion of the 2021 InVenture Prize Competition, we caught up with Matt McMullen and Emma Bivings who competed as…

The Georgia Institute of Technology has named David Bridges vice president of the Enterprise Innovation Institute, effective Dec. 1.

The Enterprise…

On November 3 Craig Forest, Associate Director of MAKE and Professor in the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, delivered the 2021…

LZRD Tech, a company founded by Georgia Institute of Technology and CREATE-X alumni Mike Pullen (B.S. Biomedical Engineering ’21) and Mat Quon (B.S.…

The Georgia Institute of Technology does $1.2B+ in research expenditures every year and is one of the top research universities in the world. The…

John Wooten

Several months after the completion of the 2021 InVenture Prize Competition, we caught up with John Wooten to see what he’s…

November 11, 2021

By Frida Carrera

Several months after the completion of the 2021 InVenture Prize Competition, we caught up with John Wooten to…

By Frida Carrera

 

After almost a year since the completion of the 2021 InVenture Prize Competition, we caught up with finalist Sammie Hasen…

 The Binary Bridge on the Georgia Tech campus

The Coca-Cola Company is joining Engage, a collaborative innovation and corporate venture program comprised of Fortune 500 corporations, enterprise…

Georgia Tech’s Insight Optics won third place at the third annual TiE University Global Pitch Competition held May 15 – 16. …

On Thursday, March 11th, 2021, CEISMC hosted the Georgia Tech K-12 InVenture Prize State Finals online. The InVenture Prize Competition encourages…

Sherry Farrugia has been selected by the Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI) board of directors as the organization’s CEO, effective April 1…

By Jessica Barber

On April 21, 2021, biomedical engineering student Michael Pullen will serve as Georgia Tech’s representative in the fifth annual…

Click here to view this week's edition the innovation newsletter for Georgia Tech Student Innovation. This week, the newsletter highlights many…

Though they didn’t win this year’s competition, the InVenture Prize finals were hardly the end of the road for the two teams featuring students from…

Innovation is a key part of the Georgia Tech experience. Where this is most evident is in the InVenture Prize competition, an annual innovation event…

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Click here to read this week's edition of our weekly innovation newsletter at Georgia Tech. This edition has a special focus on inclusivity in the…

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has given a Technical Achievement Award to Chris Countryman and Omer T. Inan for the engineering of…

Andrés García has been elected to the NAI Fellows Program, an honor bestowed upon the highest level of academic inventors. This distinction…

By Jessica Barber

Earlier this month, 2018 InVenture Prize winner, entrepreneur, and CEO Kolby Hanley celebrated the milestone of surpassing $1M in…

Across businesses and organizations of all sizes, there are rapidly growing opportunities for data science workers.

Many people, however,…

Announced by Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan on Aug. 17, Georgia Tech will take a lead role in the Partnership for Inclusive Innovation, a public-private…

A team with promising technology to combat antibiotic resistance has received funding to accelerate commercialization. The team includes David Weiss…

Faculty at Georgia Tech, Emory University, and Georgia State University have been selected to receive a broad range of support from Biolocity to…

A project that grew out of personal experience with one of the trickiest parts of military medical airlifts is now among the 10 finalists in the…

Georgia Tech's K-12 InVenture Prize was held March 13, 2019, featuring teams of student inventions and technology from across the state. With top…

Two teams that include former Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech graduates have reached the finals of national…

A prototype of the Stabilizing Aerial Loads Utility System, SALUS. The team of Georgia Tech students who invented the device are

One started as a capstone design project to simplify a surgical procedure. The other grew out of experience with one of the trickiest parts of…

RBI affiliated researchers attend nanocellulose workshop on advancing commercialization  

WASHINGTON, DC — The Alliance for Pulp and Paper…

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has included School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor William J. Koros among 148 academic…

For the uninitiated, a hackathon is an exercise in collaboration. People get creative through the power and potential of technology ­– and teams…

A group of Georgia Tech students and recent graduates will compete in the Collegiate Inventors Competition taking place in Washington, D.C., next…

Around the world, researchers are finding more and more evidence that the frailty of our planet and the changes within its atmospheric patterns are…

All students are invited to compete in the Institute for Information Security & Privacy’s Cybersecurity Demo Day — newly expanded for…

 Paul Freet, VentureLab’s NSF I-Corps instructor

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has named the Georgia Institute of Technology an Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Site — and awarded it a $500,000…

Three young inventors from the state of Georgia won major awards at  the 2017 National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo (NICEE),…

Georgia Tech students will present their best cybersecurity research before a panel of venture capitalists and business leaders for a chance to win…

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named Seth Marder one of its 175 fellows in the class of 2016. Marder is a professor in Georgia Tech’s…

The Collegiate Inventors Competition has selected a team of two Georgia Tech and Emory graduate students as finalists in its 2016 annual competition…

Common wisdom and prior economic research suggest that an inventor filing a patent would want to keep the technical know-how secret as long as…

Russell Dupuis, Steve W. Chaddick Endowed Chair in Electro-Optics in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mark Prausnitz, a Regents…

An analysis of patented university inventions licensed to biotechnology firms has revealed early bottlenecks on the path to commercialization. To…

 David Ku, the Lawrence P. Huang Chair Professor of Engineering Entrepreneurship at Georgia Tech

The Atlantic Pediatric Device Consortium (APDC) has been awarded $3.5 million over five years by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to assist…

Many Georgia Tech PhD students have found that the TI:GER® (Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results) Program helped broaden their…

Georgia Tech has launched an aggressive new commercialization initiative designed to streamline the handling of intellectual property, accelerate the…

The 22,000-square-foot ATDC Biosciences Center is the first ATDC facility to offer wet labs. Equipped with fume hoods and sinks, this kind of…

"The goals of the event were to create an outreach to the West Coast investment community, give investors an awareness of the VentureLab program and…

VentureLab showcased 10 faculty-developed technologies at varying stages in the technology transfer process, opened laboratories for tours and gave…