Part of the Georgia Tech Research Corporation (GTRC), Industry Engagement promotes partnerships with industry, government, and non-profits through sponsored research, international research, licensing, and new venture agreements. This office is responsible for the protection, licensing, and management of Georgia Tech’s intellectual property portfolio.
Office of Sponsored Programs
The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) manages all pre-award and non-financial post-award matters for externally sponsored grants and contracts. OSP’s Industry Contracting Office (ICO) is dedicated to negotiating and managing research agreements with companies who seek to sponsor research or engage in research collaborations with Georgia Tech.
Georgia Tech Applied Research Corporation (GTARC)
The Georgia Tech Applied Research Corporation (GTARC) is a supporting organization of Georgia Tech that was established to serve as the contracting agency for work performed by the Georgia Tech Research Institute. GTARC is a 501(c)3 corporation. GTARC operates in accordance with the commercial cost principles defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation, Subpart 31.2.
Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is a major research unit at the Georgia Institute of Technology and is chartered by the Georgia Legislature. GTRI is an integral part of Georgia Tech, and its activities are coordinated with the research conducted by the academic colleges and interdisciplinary centers through the Institutes’ Vice Provost for Research. It performs investigations in engineering, computer science technology, and economic development for a diverse set of sponsors, including federal, state and local governmental agencies, industrial firms, and private organizations.
Office of Research Integrity Assurance
The Office of Research Integrity Assurance promotes the responsible conduct of research and manages regulatory requirements for human subjects, the use of animal models, the application of export controls, compliance with the conflicts of interest policy, and administration of recombinant DNA regulations.
Office of Conflict of Interest Management
The Office of Conflict of Interest Management manages conflict of interest issues that may arise from institutional, faculty, and staff relationships with external organizations. The COI office works to resolve any conflicts of interest, ensures timely and effective reporting as required by federal regulations and university policies, and offers compliance training.