Programming to support your ideas!


The Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship (OIE) provides programming around innovation, education, venture creation, and making connections to support GW entrepreneurs and the Mid-Atlantic startup community.


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"OIE was truly transformative when I was at GW, and first starting up Nanochon. It helped us change our mindset from solving a 'scientific problem' to a real world customer need, and helped us quickly network with early collaborators, advisers and stakeholders."

Ben Holmes
National I-Corps participant





Welcome to OIE

Since its founding in 2010 under the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIE) has provided critical support for innovators and entrepreneurs at GW and the broader Mid-Atlantic Start-up community. 

GW students and faculty who have participated in OIE programming have launched over 350 startups and raised over $1 billion in follow-on financing.

Meet the team




Latest Events


May 17, 2024 - 12:00 PM

Introduction to Lean Innovation - May

June 28, 2024 - 12:00 PM

Introduction to Lean Innovation - June





GW Innovation + Entrepreneurship Lab

The GW Innovation + Entrepreneurship Lab (I+E Lab) provides all the resources current GW students and faculty need to develop and grow, including one-to-one advising, office hours with industry experts, and events.

Monday-Friday between the hours of 10 am - 4 pm.


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