The Georgia Tech Research Corporation
The Georgia Tech Research Corporation (GTRC) is the contracting entity for all sponsored activities for colleges and other units at Georgia Tech that are not part of the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), the applied research division of the institute. It also licenses all intellectual property (e.g., patents, software, trade secrets) developed at Georgia Tech.
Since its founding, GTRC has received more than 75,000 contracts for a total value of more than $10 billion. It holds more than 1,100 U.S. patents on behalf of Georgia Tech and has more than 600 active license agreements with companies to commercialize Georgia Tech technologies.