Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center (GTPAC)

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The Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center (GTPAC) helps Georgia businesses identify, compete for, and win government contracts. Companies that use GTPAC services go forth with a clearer understanding of the procurement process, and are better prepared to win government contracts to sustain and grow their businesses. Every company in Georgia that is interested in doing business with local, state, and federal governments can use the services provided by GTPAC, which include:

  • Group Training – through GTPAC courses, you will learn to navigate the government procurement process. To get started, attend the no-cost Introduction to Government Contracting class.
  • One-on-One Counseling – work side-by-side with a procurement specialist and gain assistance in selling your product or service to the government. Our specialists are experts in: vendor registration, reading, and understanding a bid solicitation, finalizing your bid or proposal, understanding packaging standards, submitting an invoice, and more.
  • Customized Monitoring – gain insight on new procurement opportunities for your business by creating a customized bid search.

Who GTPAC Serves

  • Small, mid-sized, and large Georgia-based businesses.
  • Businesses that qualify for one of the following designations:, small, disadvantaged, HUBZone, woman owned, veteran owned, service-disabled veteran-owned, or 8(a) certified.
  • Any business interested in learning how to do business with the government.

The GTPAC Difference

GTPAC services are provided at no cost to any Georgia business that is interested in and able to perform work as a prime contractor or subcontractor for federal-, state-, or local-government agencies. GTPAC counselors are located in eight offices across Georgia. GTPAC counselors are procurement specialists, with years of experience in both government and contractor roles.

GTPAC Economic Impact

This year, GTPAC has:

  • Advised more than 2,900 businesses, including more than 900 new clients.
  • Conducted 150 training seminars.
  • Helped clients win more than $559 million in government contracts.
  • Was credited by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) in the creation of 11,500 jobs

The Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center (GTPAC) is part of the Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2) at Georgia Tech, which helps enterprises improve their competitiveness to significantly impact the economy. The GTPAC serves as a Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement from the Department of Defense (DOD) through a program that is administered by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA).

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