What is GTRI?
The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is the nonprofit applied research arm of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. GTRI employs around 1,300 people, and is involved in approximately $100 million in research annually for more than 200 clients in industry and government. GTRI's research spans a variety of disciplines, including national defense, homeland security, public health, education, and economic development.
Major customers for GTRI research include United States Department of Defense agencies, the state of Georgia, non-defense federal agencies, and private industry. Overall, contracts and grants from Department of Defense agencies account for approximately 80% of GTRI’s total expenditures. Their goal is to create solutions through innovation, on time and on budget. They assist clients in federal, state, local and international government agencies, industrial firms, academic institutions and private organizations. More than 70 percent of their research personnel hold advanced degrees, and all are committed to an independent, unbiased approach to solving problems. They also offer association with Georgia Institute of Technology colleagues who can contribute additional talent and knowledge for meeting technological and engineering challenges.
Georgia Tech Research Institute: http://www.gtri.gatech.edu/