Position Georgia Tech as the institution known for innovation worldwide, preparing students to be innovation leaders whether their leadership role occurs in university, government or corporate labs; management; law; or public policy. Initial steps of this Innovation Task Force are to explore existing strengths at Tech. Examples include the TI:GER program focusing on commercialization of student generated ideas and research, and our InVenture Prize competition to encourage undergraduate invention.
Jan. 10, 2011 — Flashpoint, a startup accelerator program based at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia, just had its first Demo Day at the Georgia Tech Research Institute. The newly launched incubator follows the typical format for programs like this, offering seed funding, mentorship, support, shared workspace and more, in return for a 6 percent share of the startup. (via TechCrunch)
May 8, 2011 — As part of an ongoing effort to foster innovation and entrepreneurship within its campus community, the Georgia Institute of Technology has announced the creation of three new programs that will complement several well-established initiatives.