GW Clean Tech U Consulting Practicum
Cleantech U is a series of 4 workshops on the challenges and issues facing entrepreneurial companies in the clean tech industry. Workshops will involve a combination of instruction on a specific industry issue on clean-technology by an industry expert, an overview of specific technologies and a presentation on a real clean tech venture and a specific commercialization challenge that they face. Instructional topics will include accessing public funding, finance/market strategy, intellectual property and deal structuring.
|Friday 3/4 – 3PM||Duques 652||Sunnovations||Greg Kats, Good Energies|
|Friday 3/25 – 3 PM||TBD||Southeast Renewables||Steve Isakowitz, CFO of the Department of Energy|
|Friday 4/1 – 3PM||TBD||Skyline Innovation||TBD|
|Friday 4/8 – 3 PM||TBD||NDP Consulting||TBD|
The Clean Technology Consulting Practicum is an interdisciplinary program, bringing together students in the Business School, Elliot School, Trachtenberg School and Engineering School to gain exposure in the area of clean technology. The program will include commercialization workshops with clean technology start-ups. The George Washington University won a grant and was selected as one of the top Universities in the country best positioned to make advancements in the area of clean technology innovation by the San Francisco based organization, Clean Tech U. These workshops are the culmination of a student organized effort to create programming on Clean Tech topics. In conjunction with these workshops, student teams representing graduate students from the Business, Engineering, Elliot, and Law schools are consulting with these 4 companies as part of an Independent Study course.