The George Washington University (GW) works with many researchers with current projects either in development, or that have commercial potential. One of the goals of the GW Technology Commercialization Office is to highlight GW's research news so the outside community can learn a little about the tireless work from our GW researchers as well as the robustness of the technology that we have available.


Creating an Elevator Pitch that Attracts Investors, Customers, and More

October 30, 2016

Check out the Founder Institute to learn how to create an elevator pitch to attract investors!

Student researcher wins the Optical Society of America's "2016 Emil Wolf Student Paper Competition prize" for GW technology.

October 25, 2016

GW Researcher Won the "2016 Emil Wolf Student Paper Competition prize"

First hospital in the world uses US Medical Innovations' scalpel device to treat pancreatic cancer.

October 14, 2016

Rush University Medical Center is the first hosptital in the world to use, GW licensee, US Medical Innovations' (USMI) device to treat pancreatic cancer.

Nanochon, LLC, a GW Startup, among the "Best University Startups of 2016"; selected by NCET2 to Present to Local Congressman for University Startups Demo Day 2016

September 27, 2016

Nanochon, LLC, a GW Startup, among the "Best University Startups of 2016"; selected by NCET2 to Present to Local Congressman for University Startups Demo Day 2016.

GW Researcher, Matthew Lumb, Partners with Leading Innovator in Solar Energy to Develop Novel Solar Cells.

August 11, 2016

GW researcher, Matthew Lumb, recieves $900,000 share of a $3.6 million grant  to develop novel solar cells.

GW Researcher, Zhenyu Li, and Partnering Company, Zansors, LLC are Awarded a Phase 1 STTR Grant to Further Develop "Lab-on-a-Patch" Technology

May 17, 2016

GW researcher, Zhenyu Li, and partnering company, Zansors, LLC are awarded a Phase 1 STTR grant to further develop a

GW Researchers Use Light to Speed New Drug Development

May 10, 2016

GW researchers use light to control human heart cells and expedite development of new drugs.

GW Hosts National Academy of Inventors in the Science and Engineering Hall

April 18, 2016

GW hosts a networking luncheon with lab tours for the National Academy of Inventors 2016 Annual Conference.

GW Researcher Receives $2.6 Million Grant to Study Treatment for Malaria and Tuberculosis

March 01, 2016

GW researcher, Cynthia Dowd, is awarded $2.6 million grant to study treatment for Malaria and Tuberculosis.

TCO Managing Director, Steven Kubisen, elected 2015 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 15, 2015

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named TCO Managing Director, Steven Kub

IDEXX Introduces Exclusive New Intestinal Parasite Screening Tests to Protect Pets

October 08, 2015

GW licensee, IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., launches an exlusive new intestinal parasite screening test to protect pets.

GW SMHS Researcher Featured in New National Geographic Series Called BREAKTHROUGH

September 24, 2015

Mohamad Koubeissi, M.D., one of the Technology Commercialization Office's researchers and director of the GW Epilepsy Center and associate professor of neurology, will be featured for his important work in epilepsy research and treatment in a new National Geographic series called BREAKTHROUGH.

GW Chemist Detects Invisible Threats

June 22, 2015

GW Today
A palm-sized chip technology, invented by GW researcher Akos Vertes, can analyze minute traces of contaminants and disease.

GW Researchers’ Plasma Thruster Reaches Space

June 15, 2015

GW Today
GW researchers led by Professor Michael Keidar, successfully launched a micropropulsion system into space at the end of May 2015.