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Lights, camera, action: Georgia Tech celebrates film industry innovations at World IP Day event

Without wondrous technical revelations such as synchronous sound, color film, innovative camera rigs, and computerized special effects, the American film industry wouldn’t be the entertainment powerhouse it is today. How does the movie business nurture these ever-advancing technologies, while also … Read more

Newly Launched “Contract Continuum” Streamlines University-Industry Collaborations

Georgia Tech has launched a new initiative – the Contract Continuum – that will make it easier for industry to engage with university researchers at any point in the R&D process, from early stage research to product launch. This collection … Read more

GT:IPS® outreach helps startups succeed, while reducing royalty licensing costs

Chuck Bokath is a wizard with commercial wireless systems and related cybersecurity. But the Georgia Tech innovator had much to learn about marketing and developing a business plan when commercializing technology originally developed to benefit the military.  To help inventors … Read more

Transforming old carpeting into next-generation, wood-like decks

As the carpeting capital of the U.S., Dalton, Georgia dumps millions of pounds of fibrous scraps into landfills each year. These days, smart innovators are spinning that trash into gold. NyloBoard, LLC, of Covington, Georgia is one such company. Using … Read more

CardioMEMS heart failure monitor helping medicine move to the next level

When cardiologist Jay Yadav teamed up with Georgia Tech professor Mark Allen to explore the new area of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) in 2001, they hadn’t envisioned results that would lead the way in medicine. But after years of testing and … Read more

Innovolt taps Georgia Tech innovation to help South Africa keep the lights on and modernize, despite daily power outages

Electrical surges and spikes can wreak havoc on home office electronics, as well as businesses and their electronic equipment. But in countries that struggle with daily brownouts and other extreme electrical disturbances, solving these problems often requires much more than … Read more

Seminar on Patentability of Genes and Diagnostics

On Thursday, September 26, 2013, Georgia Tech will host a seminar on the recent Supreme Court ruling, Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc. The 2013 case challenged whether it is valid to patent genes and diagnostics in the U.S. … Read more