IPST at Georgia Tech is a multidisciplinary center focused on
the pulp and paper and related industries, with the following
Our mission includes creating and delivering research results
addressing technology-based issues of major strategic/financial
importance to the Industry. We are exploring new product concepts
emerging from advances in multidisciplinary areas including microelectronics,
nanotechnology, and advanced chemistries. We are also providing
solutions in the environmental, energy and manufacturing efficiencies
- Recognized as the world’s leading research and educational
enterprise supporting the global pulp and paper and related
- Research output has a significant beneficial impact on the
manufacturing and use of pulp and paper and related products.
the transfer of technology supporting the technical needs and
competitive position of our Members, our Elective Research
Consortia is structured allowing Member Companies to elect
and manage the focused research programs it wishes to fund.
(See “Research” portion
of web site.) In addition, Members can allocate a portion
of their funds to mill support needs, providing an additional
for Members to access the unique capabilities of IPST and
to transfer IPST-developed technology into their mills.
have developed Technology Transfer Fact Sheets to keep industry
informed about selected technical developments and services
available from the Institute. Each Fact Sheet contains
a brief write-up
of either a new technology or service that the Institute
provides, as well as a contact person for that area.
Further, the integration of IPST
into Georgia Tech allows intellectual property, licensing,
contracts, and other issues to be handled
by the Georgia Tech Research Corporation (GTRC). GTRC embodies
Georgia Tech’s founding spirit of entrepreneurship and
focus on the applications of engineering, science, and technology
to the creation of meaningful new ideas, methods, and opportunities.