Innovation Ecosystem: Students

Students and Learners

Georgia Tech students and professional learners are positioned for success because they leave well-versed in innovation and entrepreneurship.
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Solving the
World's Problems

An undergraduate launched a startup that could improve sanitation for billions of people in undeveloped countries around the world.

FireHud

Protecting
Firefighters

FireHUD, which won the 2016 InVenture Prize competition, protects firefighters via a head-up display that measures a variety of vital signs.

The Nanofarm in a kitchen

Making Money
from Big Ideas

Startup Summer is a program under CREATE-X, a Georgia Tech initiative that enhances and supports undergraduate entrepreneurship.

Creating the Next
Generation of Entrepreneurs
One of the most important roles for Georgia Tech is to instill entrepreneurial confidence in students, positioning them for success in a rapidly changing international workforce.
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An Education in Entrepreneurship

Can entrepreneurship be taught? We think so. Students of all kinds can learn to push their ideas further through any number of academic programs, workspaces, labs, student-initiated projects, workshops, or live-learn communities.

2015 InVenture Prize winners
Competitions and Expos

There are several competitions and expos to encourage and inspire student innovation, and many of the competitions award the top winners with big cash prizes.

Heart of innovation
Real-World, Hands on Experience

Georgia Tech students gain real-world experience starting as undergraduates. Students intern or work for the startups and innovation centers in Tech Square; plus they have many opportunities to participate in research with faculty across campus. 

Georgia Tech's Invention Studio is a design-build-play space where any Georgia Tech student can experiment with different tools then build and prototype ideas.