2018 Georgia Code
Title 20 - Education
Chapter 11 - Georgia Tech Research Institute
§ 20-11-1. Creation; research institute and field offices
To aid in the promotion of scientific, engineering, and industrial research; to encourage the more complete development and utilization of the natural resources of this state; to advance science, technology, and education; to encourage further industrial and economic development; to provide technical advice and assistance to business and industry; to provide an industrial extension service to meet the technical, informational, and other needs of industry and local development groups; and in order to promote the general welfare of the people of this state through a program of scientific, engineering, and industrial research, there is created at and in connection with the Georgia Institute of Technology a department to be known and designated as the "Georgia Tech Research Institute." The department shall be composed of a research institute to be located at the Georgia Institute of Technology and such field offices or substations as provided in this chapter.