Atlanta - A team of researchers from the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute (GTMI) and Piedmont Heart Institute was named a winner in the 56th annual R&D 100 Awards—an international competition that recognizes the 100 most exceptional innovations in science and technology from the past year. The 100 winners were revealed Friday, Nov. 16, in Orlando, Florida. The R&D 100 Awards have long been considered the most globally prestigious recognition of invention and innovation.
As we reflect on 2017, I want to thank the entire GTMI team, our External Advisory Board and Internal Advisory Board, as well as all of our stakeholders and partners for a combined effort that has made the year such a successful one. It has been a great year filled with remarkable achievements. This letter is a reminder of what we have achieved during the year. We will be detailing our milestones more fully in our 2017 Annual Report due out in January 2018. Here are some highlights: