Georgia Tech one of 60 finalists for $1 Billion Build Back Better Regional Challenge

As a leader in artificial intelligence, manufacturing research, and innovation-led economic development, Georgia Tech wins a commerce grant to develop an AI manufacturing economic corridor from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) as part of its $1 billion Build Back Better Regional Challenge. Tech is one of 60 entities to be awarded funding to assist communities nationwide in their efforts to accelerate the rebuilding of their economies in the wake of the pandemic.

$1.2 billion in research and other sponsored awards in FY21

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$4 billion in economic impact on the state of GA

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$781 million in research awards received by GTRI in FY21

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Research Next

Learn more about a new strategy for the future of research at Georgia Tech. Faculty, researchers, staff and students at Georgia Tech are building a cohesive plan that assesses the world’s largest challenges.

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Strategic Initiatives

At Georgia Tech, we create the most exciting areas of tomorrow’s research through our collaborations today. Learn more about research initiatives in artificial intelligence, quantum information systems, hypersonic technology, advanced manufacturing, pediatric technology, and the internet of things.

Interdisciplinary Research

Interdisciplinary Research

Georgia Tech’s 10 interdisciplinary research institutes bring together scientists, engineers, and clinicians from various research areas, students, and partner organizations to work together to find answers to some of society’s most challenging questions

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Spotlight on AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) at Georgia Tech is advancing AI through discovery, interdisciplinary research and education designed to help build a sustainable future. Learn more about the future of AI at Georgia Tech.

Research Podcasts


Listen to the latest podcasts from Georgia Tech. Episodes range from learning about the development of Georgia Tech’s strategic plans to understanding the Covid-19 vaccine and severe storms research and its impact on regional weather prediction.

Dr. Abdallah


Led by Chaouki T. Abdallah, executive vice president for research, Georgia Tech research is about executing on a mission to improve the human condition. Learn more about the leadership team driving the Institute’s research enterprise.