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Georgia Tech has been committed to progress and service in our state since 1885. Our community of innovation connects education, research, industry, and government to create opportunity for all Georgians.

Driving Growth

$4.01B
State Impact

The Institute is a major economic driver and a champion of economic opportunity in our state.

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Inclusive Education

136
of 159 counties

in Georgia are represented within our student population.

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Education

Tech invests knowledge and resources to enhance learning and foster success — for students and for the citizens of Georgia — improving the quality of life for all in our state. 

Economic Impact

As an engine of Progress and Service for more than 135 years, Georgia Tech builds partnerships, creates jobs, and develops skills for the 21st-century economy.

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Innovation

Georgia Tech supports talented faculty, students, and researchers across disciplines to help solve the most pressing problems facing Georgia and the world today.

Latest Stories

First-generation student Mario Lopez is among 4,805 incoming students for fall 2021.
Education Statewide
Undergraduate Enrollment Growth Reflects Inclusive Excellence

Undergraduate enrollment at Georgia increased almost 2,000 students over the past five years, expanding access to students from all backgrounds. This includes rural Georgia, as well as students in the Black and Hispanic communities. Incoming first-generation students (those who come from families where neither parent graduated from college) also increased by 80%. And for the first time in Institute history, women comprise 40% of the total undergraduate population. 

Biomedical engineering student Mario Lopez of East Dublin, Georgia is among the first-generation students who joined Tech this fall. Read Mario's story.

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Economic Impact Statewide
Georgia Tech Center Leads Business Climate Action Initiative

The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business (“Center”) at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business is launching the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact, an inclusive and collaborative initiative focused on galvanizing climate action in Georgia. With commitments from founding member companies Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Atlanta Gas Light, Better Earth, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Eversheds Sutherland, Goodr, Google, Interface, Norfolk Southern, Southwire, The Coca-Cola Company, TKE, UPS, and YKK, the Compact’s mission is to leverage the collective impact of Georgia’s business community to achieve net zero carbon emissions in the state by 2050 through a just, competitive, and sustainable transition.

A robot designed at the Georgia Tech Research Instituter picks peaches from a Georgia farm.
Agriculture Innovation South Georgia (Valdosta)
Peachy Robot: A Glimpse into the Peach Orchard of the Future

Thinning and pruning peach trees is a time- and labor-intensive process. Engineers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute have built a robot designed to intelligently remove branches and small, undergrown peaches to promote a healthy and fruitful orchard, which could result in significant cost savings for Georgia peach farms.

The robot uses a 3D camera to determine peaches that need to be removed and a claw-like device to grab each peach.

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Economic Impact South Georgia (Valdosta)
State-of-the-Art Filming Studio Coming Soon to Savannah Area

Georgia Advanced Technology Ventures Inc. (GATV), an affiliate organization of Georgia Tech, is moving forward with the selection of a qualified development team to advance the creation of a major hub for film and TV productions within the Savannah region. This project aims to bolster economic and workforce development in the local area as well as the state of Georgia.  

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Innovation Statewide
Public-private Partnership for Inclusive Innovation Celebrates Year One Milestones

September marked the one-year milestone for the Partnership for Inclusive Innovation, a public-private organization charged with implementing a plan to advance innovation, opportunity, and shared economic success across Georgia, positioning it as the tech capital of the East Coast.

The initiative's pillars of community research, student engagement, and economic opportunity have made visible impacts in communities throughout Georgia during 2020-2021. 

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Innovation Statewide
Serving Georgia's Underserved Communities

Four new, federally funded awards totaling $5.5 million will allow Georgia Tech researchers to extend their positive impact in Georgia's underserved communities. The grants, awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Environmental Protection Agency, and the Department of Energy, will bring Georgia Tech researchers to various parts of the state. Transit and transportation access will be the focus in metro Atlanta. Those studying fire emissions and their impact on health will visit K-12 schools in southwestern and western Georgia. Faculty members will also work with Savannah middle schoolers to create maps in an effort to increase youth advocacy that addresses the effects of climate change.