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The George Washington University (GW) Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship provides programming around innovation, education, venture creation, and making connections to support GW entrepreneurs and the Mid-Atlantic startup community.
Founded in 2010, the office has worked with thousands of students, faculty, and alumni, and serves as a focal point for entrepreneurship at GW. It leverages the unique strengths of our university's schools in the nation's capital to serve society at large through the knowledge and practice of entrepreneurship.
GW New Venture Competition
DC I-Corps Node
Technology Commercialization Office
Dolphin Tank™ at GW
Workshops & Seminars
Distinguished Entrepreneurial Achievement Award
GW Entrepreneurship Recognized
The competition is in its eighth year and is the fifth largest collegiate business plan competition in the country and awarded more than $260,000 in prizes in 2016 to teams of GW students, faculty and alumni who offer innovative ideas for new products and/or services.
GW, along with University of Maryland and Virginia Tech, have been awarded $3.75M by the NSF to train, coach, and accelerate university researchers (professors, post-docs, and graduate students) and MBA students in commercializing high technology and life sciences research and inventions. Both programs are free, with $2,000 - $50,000 grants available for eligible participants.
GW Office of Entrepreneurship is delighted to announce the GW’s Mentor-in-Residence Program (MIR).
The George Washington University's Technology Commercialization Office (TCO) works proactively with university faculty, staff, and students and is responsible for managing the university technologies through patent protection and licensing to companies.
Join us for this Spring's Dolphin Tank™ - pitch-practice event - at GW! Check the Events Calendar for dates and locations of the events.
The GW Office of Entrepreneurship hosts a series of team-building events and how-to workshops to facilitate the efforts of all GW constituents who are interested in entrepreneurship and the GW New Venture Competition.
The Distinguished Entrepreneurial Achievement Award (DEAA) is an annual award of recognition to individuals who have attained notable achievements and success in the field of entrepreneurship.
Are you an innovative self starter? Check back with us in the Fall 2016 semsester! Click for more info.
The GW School of Business named one of the nation’s top programs by Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine.