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) in Western Market 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 is 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 run and managed by the GW Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship. 

Book an Appointment

The I+E Lab is open by appointment only. Appointments can only be made for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday between the hours of 10 am - 4 pm. Max appointment time is 3 hours to work in the space. 

Questions? Contact [email protected]

Campus Location: 2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 7th Floor

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

Open to All GW Students and Faculty 

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

Open by Appointment Only: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday between the hours of 10 am - 4 pm. Book an appointment to come by and say hi, get a tour and, get access to the space in 3-hour blocks.

Book an Appointment Here

Location: Western Market2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20006. Enter the main office building entrance in the atrium. 


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 Night, 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. Schedule a meeting today. 

Open Co-Working

Open Co-Working Space

Book an appointment for a 3-hour block from 10 am- 4 pm, Tuesday - Thursday 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 [email protected] for more information. 

Innovation Resources Available

I+E Resource Center

Talk to a staff member 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 [email protected] for more information. 


GW OIE Partnership with MRP Realty 

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Via a generous sponsorship and partnership with MRP Realty, 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.