Georgia Tech is among the world’s leading technological and scientific research institutions. It has been ranked by Tech. Co as North America’s top public university for “the best-equipped graduates to make an impact in the world of technology.” It also produces more women engineers than any other institution in the nation. Boasting state of the art resources and strong partnerships with business, industry, and government, it comprises more than 100 centers for interdisciplinary research. The university’s Invention Studio, a 3,000 square-foot, student-run space, is open 24 hours a day, to allow students to generate ideas and develop prototypes in a collaborative environment.