Transforming Knowledge Into Practice

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Virginia Tech's strategic plan affirms the university’s commitment to achieving excellence as a comprehensive land-grant university that makes innovative contributions in learning, discovery, and engagement.

The Research Institutes of Virginia Tech enhance the university's ability to address large-scale research opportunities by crossing traditional disciplinary and college lines.

The eight institutes provide clients access to world-class expertise across many disciplines and to the scientific and technical capability of specially equipped, advanced laboratories.