Resources For Graduate Students

If you are commercializing...

  • in collaboration with, or with intellectual property from, a faculty member or other employee of Georgia Tech
  • Intellectual Property that belongs to Georgia Tech/Georgia Tech Research Corporation
  • Research results or intellectual property that emerged from sponsored research at Georgia Tech or work in a faculty/researcher’s laboratory or research project
  • Ideas that were created while you were working as an employee (such as Graduate Assistant) at Georgia Tech

Visit:  Resources and Contacts for Faculty and Research Personnel

If you are commercializing...

  • An idea or outside activity of your own
  • An idea you developed as a class project, assignment or capstone project
  • An idea or venture you are exploring with a team of students
  • Or, you want to participate in programs, events and services available to all students
  • Or, you want to find support for a venture you created outside of Georgia Tech

Visit:  Resources and Contacts for Students Page

More Resources for Graduate Students

Career, Research, Innovation and Development Conference

Graduate students can attend panel discussions on a range of career-focused topics, including the entrepreneurship sessions led by VentureLab staff and local startup founders. A poster competition with travel grant prizes is a highlight of the program.

VentureLab also sponsors the CRIDC Innovation Competition, in which graduate students give presentations making the case for the commercial potential of their work as they compete for $2000 travel grants.

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3 Minute Thesis

The 3MT program challenges Ph.D. candidates to present their thesis work to a non-specialist audience in three minutes—with only a single, static slide and their presentation skills to help them!

Participants get workshops and one-on-one coaching from the staff of Tech’s Communications Center, and winners of the competition receive travel grants up to $2000.

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