Fed Tech program seeks engineering and business students for GW course

September 09, 2015

Interested in combining engineering with business? The Fed Tech program offered through the GW Office of Entrepreneurship. SEAS graduate students may participate in the program and receive 3 credit hours toward their degree permitting approval from the Office of Graduate Admissions & Student Services. To learn more, visit the information session:

Fed Tech Program Information Session

Thursday, September 10

Science & Engineering Hall, Room 1630 (near the high bay)

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The unique, hands-on learning experience combines:

  • Lean Startup business development process
  • Cutting-Edge technologies from top research facilities
  • Technology transfer and commercialization process
  • Intellectual property basics
  • Access to entrepreneur mentors and their networks
  • Follow-up opportunities through affiliated accelerator

About the Fed Tech program

Fed Tech provides graduate-level business and engineering students with a hands-on experience in building successful businesses that commercialize cutting-edge technologies from federal labs like NASA and the Naval Research Laboratory. Under the supervision of experienced entrepreneurs, students use Lean Startup business development methodologies to explore the commercial viability their technologies. The program includes practical experience in entrepreneurship, technology transfer and market research. Promising businesses have the opportunity to license the technology they worked with and enter the DC I-Corps Accelerator program to continue to build their startup.

The Fed Tech program is administered through DC I-Corps, a program that prepares scientists and engineers to extend their focus beyond the laboratory through instruction in the entrepreneurial process.

Class Details

Saturdays starting from September 19 through Nov 7
Cost: Credit Hour Cost for course MGT 6298
Time:11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Contact [email protected] or call 540-729-0131 for more information

Download the program brochure