GW Innovation+Entrepreneurship Lab

The hub for innovation, imagination, and collaboration at GW. The GW I+E Lab is a resource available to all current students from any GW school who are looking to explore innovation and entrepreneurship.

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The GW Innovation+Entrepreneurship Lab (I+E Lab) at MakeOffices provides all the physical and intellectual resources current GW students and faculty need to develop and grow, including one-to-one advising, office hours with industry experts, workshops, and events.

Open co-working space and dedicated office space are available to GW students and student groups looking to find a home and work on innovative ideas, startup ventures, and entrepreneurial projects.

The I+E Lab is not a general meeting space or a general study space. 

The I+E Lab is run and managed by the GW Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship. 

Contact Jasmine at [email protected] to get more information on how to get access and participate in I+E Lab programs. 



Campus Location: 2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 7th Floor

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GW I+E Lab at MakeOffices location: 2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20006

Open to All GW Students and Faculty 

The GW I+E Lab at MakeOffices is a resource available to all current students and faculty from any GW school who are looking to explore innovation and entrepreneurship.

Also, did we mention there are free coffee and tea? That's a perk! Come by and say hi. 




Location: 2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20006. Enter the main office building entrance next to the UPS store. 

Now Open: 9 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday (only students with 24/7 access key fobs are allowed to use the space outside of the normal work hours).

Contact: Jasmine at [email protected] 


What's happening at the I+E Lab   


Events and Workshops

We offer spectacular events to help you dip your toes into entrepreneurship like Pitch'n in the Kitchen, Human-Centered Design Workshops, and many others. Check out the event calendar


One-To-One Advising

Our mentors and staff are available Monday - Friday to provide you with feedback, guidance, and strategy to help you and your team navigate the startup world. Drop-in or schedule a meeting today. 

Open Co-Working

Open Co-Working Space

Drop-in from 9 am-5 pm, Monday - Friday to enjoy fast Wifi, free coffee and tea, and a space to work on your idea, innovation, social venture, side hustle, or business. 

Small Conference Room

Team Collaboration Space

Meeting rooms and 3-4 person huddle spaces are available on a first-come-first-serve basis for individuals or teams looking to work on their ideas, business, and social ventures.

Contact Jasmine [email protected] for more information. 

Innovation Resources Available

I+E Resource Center

Talk to a Student Fellow or staff about all the GW resources available to help you launch your idea including workshops, startup funding, maker spaces, student organizations, and courses. It's a one-stop-shop for all things innovation and entrepreneurship on campus. 

Innovation Access Program

Innovator Access Program 

Vetted students and student organizations can receive free dedicated desks, office space, and 24/7 access as part of our Innovator Access Program (IAP).

Contact Jasmine [email protected] for more information. 


GW OIE Partnership with MakeOffices

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Via a generous sponsorship and partnership with MakeOffices, the GW Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship will bring together a cross-disciplinary community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni who all share a passion for building new ideas.

This partnership gives all GW student and faculty innovators, changemakers, and entrepreneurs a hub to explore, collaborate, and gain knowledge about the innovative and entrepreneurial process.

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Josh White

Managing Director

"A partnership with George Washington University's Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship is a natural fit on so many levels. It was our hope that we would be able to work with these programs to support the GW undergraduate, graduate, and alumni entrepreneurs."