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Partnering with Government Contractors in Pursuit of Cross-Disciplinary Research Opportunities

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When: 
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Where: 

Science and Engineering Hall, Lehman Auditorium (B1220)
(800 22nd Street NW, Washington, DC 20052)

Contacts: 

Email oicr@gwu.edu to RSVP or for more information.

This event is organized by the Office of Industry and Corporate Research (OICR) within the Office of the Vice President for Research. For more information about OICR and its services, contact Thomas Russo, assistant vice president for industry and corporate research, at tomrusso@gwu.edu or 4-7619.

Increasingly, government contractors are teaming with academia on complex cross-disciplinary research projects. The university has negotiated teaming agreements with many of these contractors that are eager to work with GW researchers. GW faculty are well-suited to join these teams as principal investigators and subject matter experts. In turn, faculty make valuable professional connections and build skills and expertise that will benefit their own academic and research programs. Panelists, including leading government contractors and GW researchers, will discuss lessons learned from recent collaborations, provide tips for working with government contractors and consultants, and explain how their organizations partner on large research proposals.

A reception will follow in the B1-level green wall common area adjacent to the auditorium.