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February 11, 2013

Calif. Firm Donates $90-Million in Software to Georgia Tech

The Georgia Institute of Technology announced last week that it has received a $90-million gift from Santa Clara, Calif.-based software firm Agilent Technologies Inc., news Web site GlobalAtlanta reports.

The three-year gift includes electronic design automation software produced by Agilent as well as support and training at the Atlanta institution's electrical and computer engineering school.

The donation follows Agilent's previous gifts to Georgia Tech of $40-million in 2010 and $13-million in 2007 and is part of the firm's university alliance program involving hundreds of colleges in the Americas, Asia, and Europe.