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Office of the Vice President of Research

Research and innovation are driving forces advancing GW as an academic institution and society as a whole and the Office of the Vice President for Research works diligently to strengthen existing initiatives and expand into new multidisciplinary fields.

Research Integrity and Compliance

It is the responsibility of everyone at GW to comply with federal, state, local laws, regulations and university policies in all aspects of any research conducted for or on behalf of the university. The university's research integrity officer can be contacted at 202-994-2995. For more information on Research Integrity and Compliance at GW, please visit the Compliance section of the Office of the Vice President for Research website. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can use the Regulatory Compliance Help and Referral Line at 1-888-508-5275. Additional information can be found on the Compliance office website. 

Office of Entrepreneurship

The Office of Entrepreneurship serves as a focal point to foster, promote, and perpetuate quality academic research, education, and outreach programs. It leverages the unique strengths of GW’s schools in the nation’s capital to serve society at large through the knowledge and practice of entrepreneurship.

Technology Commercialization Office

The Technology Commercialization Office promotes and facilitates the transfer of GW innovations for the benefit of the university community and the public while leveraging GW resources through partnering with industry experts and entrepreneurs.

Office of Industry/Corporate Research

The Office of Industry & Corporate Research serves as the University's focal point to forge partnerships with industry and corporations to fund research and other special projects and initiatives at GW and to commercialize our innovative research with industry leaders.

Foundation Relations

The Foundation Relations Program advances GW’s commitment to sustaining and expanding a university-wide culture of philanthropy by developing and nurturing mutually reinforcing relationships with foundation funders.