Faculty Resources

Faculty Resources

The Institute for People and Technology brings research and engagement opportunities to Georgia Tech faculty through grants, partnerships, and networking.

Funding Opportunities

Spring 2021 GVU IPaT Seed Grants Request for Proposals
Spring 2021 GVU IPaT Seed Grants Request for Proposals
Active

The GVU Center and the Institute for People and Technology (IPaT), with additional support from GTRI, announce the call for proposals for Seed Grants for Spring 2021. Seed Grants will provide seed funding to catalyze and support interdisciplinary research activities involving faculty and students from the many disciplines represented in GVU and IPaT.

coronavirus
COVID-19 Funding Opportunities
Active

A central resource listing a number of rapid response funding opportunities offered in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

City of Woodstock
Georgia Smart Communities Challenge
Active

The Georgia Smart Communities Challenge (“Georgia Smart”) is a funding and technical assistance program for local governments within the State of Georgia. Georgia Smart is a first-of-its-kind opportunity for communities of any size in Georgia to receive grant funding and support that enables them to envision, explore, and plan for their “smart” future. 

Innovation Accelerator
Cognitive Empowerment Program (CEP)
Currently Inactive

With the aim of speeding up development, testing and dissemination of evidence-based interventions for mild cognitive impairment (MCI), the Innovation Accelerator (IA) core of the Cognitive Empowerment Program is offering seed grants to support research in the following areas: therapeutic programming, technology, and the built environment.

GVU / IPaT Engagement Seed Grants
GVU / IPaT Engagement Seed Grants
Currently Inactive

The goal of this program is to engage researchers in thinking and working across disciplinary boundaries, as a means to generate the novel research questions and approaches required to address grand challenges.

Smart & Connected Communities Data Pilot Grants
Smart & Connected Communities Data Pilot Grants
Currently Inactive

The Institute for People and Technology is pleased to announce the results of our first Smart & Connected Communities Data Pilot Grant program. These pilot grants will provide funding for one semester to further interdisciplinary research within the area of Smart & Connected Communities.

Wearable Computing Center Engagement Grant
Wearable Computing Center Engagement Grant
Currently Inactive

The grant program is open to faculty, students, and research scientists of Georgia Tech. Grants can be used to support the development of new hardware or new applications; fund the design and evaluation of new wearable technologies; or create new opportunities for internal or external collaboration, such as through workshops or speaker series.

Imlay Innovation Fund
Imlay Innovation Fund
Currently Inactive

The Imlay Foundation awarded a $5 million grant to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta to establish the Imlay Innovation Fund, which will support the development of pediatric therapies in collaboration with Georgia Institute of Technology.

Georgia Center for Diabetes Translation Research
Georgia Center for Diabetes Translation Research
Currently Inactive

The Georgia Center for Diabetes Translation Research (Georgia CDTR) is a collaboration of Emory University, Georgia Tech and Morehouse School of Medicine, with funding provided by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and interinstitutional partners. The mission of the center is to facilitate and grow diabetes translation research at Emory, its partner institutions, and regionally. In alignment with this mission, this Request for Pilot and Feasibility Applications is a solicitation for small grant proposals that focus on Type II translation research in diabetes care and prevention.

CDC/Georgia Tech Research Awards
CDC/Georgia Tech Research Awards
Currently Inactive

Georgia Tech and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announce the CDC/Georgia Tech Research Awards, which provides funding to foster scientific collaboration among Georgia Tech and CDC investigators. This joint effort is a CDC/Georgia Tech seed award program that supports pilot research in the form of proof of concept and feasibility projects that will advance the state of the science to facilitate scientific innovation (e.g. patents and publications), new external funding, and novel collaborative relationships.