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GW/ICF Research and Evaluation Forums 

The Office of Industry & Corporate Research is proud to co-host a series of forums with our industry partner, ICF, addressing topics such as child health, cancer research methods, obesity, bio-informatics, public health preparedness, genetics/genomics, survey methods, and transportation. Look for details to come about future forums where topics may include food insecurity, autism in adults, opiate abuse, and climate effects on health. Do you have questions or comments? Let us know by emailing the Office of Industry and Corporate Research at

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Student Innovations Highlighted at SEAS R&D Showcase

February 27, 2017

GW engineering students competed for more than $50,000 in prize money with research that aims to tackle some of the world’s most complex problems.

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Raytheon offers nearly $50K in cybersecurity scholarships for women

January 23, 2017

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Aperiomics awarded "Health & Life Sciences Innovator of the Year"

May 12, 2016

Aperiomics, an I-Corps start-up company mentored by Tom Russo, awarded Innovator of the Year by Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce.


Children’s Health Problems Stem from ‘A Soup of Exposures’

May 02, 2016

Research and Evaluation Forum explores effects of environmental stressors on childhood health.


GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences signs $250K corporate partnership with Otsuka America Pharmaceutical

January 15, 2016

Under the three-year agreement, GW’s principal investigator Dr. Qing Zeng will provide research support for Otsuka in central nervous system disorders and treatment.


GW's Program on Extremism Releases Report

December 01, 2015

After the Office of Industry & Corporate Research raises $750,000 to fund a long-term study in GW's Program on Extremism, the first report has been released.

News Archives

Top Medical Oncologist to Head GW Cancer Center

May 28, 2015

Under Eduardo M. Sotomayor’s leadership, the new center will aim for a prestigious National Cancer Institute designation.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Urges Graduates to Find Their ‘North Star’

May 17, 2015

Mr. Cook awarded honorary degrees at GW 2015 Commencement.

E-Cigarettes: A Cause for Alarm? Public Health Experts Say the Research Isn’t Clear

May 11, 2015

Panelists at GW discuss challenges regulating and measuring long-term impacts of tobacco alternatives.

Showcasing Innovative Health and Medical Research

April 06, 2015

More than 280 posters highlighting basic science research projects to translational efforts were presented at Health and Medicine Research Day.

Record Growth for GW Research Days

April 01, 2015

Nearly 200 undergraduate and graduate students presented original projects on day one of the two-day event.

‘Future of the Internet’ on Display at GENI Engineering Conference

March 27, 2015

GW hosts conference and student design competition.

'Making History' With Science and Engineering Hall

March 03, 2015

The university formally opens the building’s doors to alumni, donors and guests to celebrate a new era of scientific research and learning.

University Honors Veterans at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

November 06, 2014

One week before Veterans Day, George Washington President Steven Knapp honored Americans who have fought and died in war

New Equipment, Faculty Hires to Strengthen Forensic Research at GW

February 03, 2014

Department of Forensic Sciences is building a mass spectrometry lab through its collaboration with PerkinElmer.

GW, Partner Institutions Awarded $3.75 Million for Innovation Corps

February 25, 2013

NSF-funded program teaches entrepreneurial researchers and students how to find markets for their best work.

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Donates Lab Equipment to GW

February 06, 2013

Material will be used in biology teaching labs

New Position Created to Build Relationships Between Industry, GW Researchers

October 11, 2011

The university’s first assistant vice president for industry research, Tom Russo, begins within the Office of the Vice President for Research.