From Sea to Shining Sea

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From Sea to Shining Sea

From Sea to Shining Sea


Economic Impact

Making a National Scene

At Georgia Tech, it’s not so much what we do, but why and how that has earned us a nationwide platform for economic impact. All research universities are committed to making discoveries and expanding the body of knowledge, but few are as well positioned as Tech to turn ideas into opportunities and innovators into entrepreneurs.

Ben Wang

Defining a U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance

To illustrate just how significant manufacturing is to the U.S. economy, three numbers alone tell the story.

A researcher in front of a computer.
Leading National Nanotechnology Initiative

The National Science Foundation awarded Georgia Tech $3.5 million to serve as coordinating office for its new National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure program, which will receive $81 million over five years and involve Tech and 26 other universities.

Students working at innovation centers.
Spurring Corporate Innovation

Several multinational corporations have established innovation centers adjacent to Georgia Tech, where they can leverage our student's knowledge and creativity and develop new technologies to help them stay competitive in the global economy.

Jack Lew's visit.
Making Money Out of Ideas

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew visited Georgia Tech to discuss the national economy and the competitive strengths that come from business incubators such as the Institute’s Advanced Technology Development Center.