Patent Awards Ceremony


We would like to thank you for your interest in joining us to recognize achievements in innovation and commercialization at Georgetown University at the biennial Patent Awards Ceremony (PAC). This year's theme is "An Insider's View to Commercializing Inventions". 

In addition to showcasing our awardees, we are looking forward to our speakers from industry to share their experiences with commercialization of inventions. The 2017 PAC will take place on Feb. 6, 2017 at 4pm at the Lohrfink Auditorium located inside the Hariri Building, home of the McDonough School of Business (MSB) at Georgetown.

Keynote Speakers:

Rachel K. King, MBA
President & CEO
GlycoMimetics, Inc.
"Reflections on Building a Biotech Company"

James M. Myers, MBA
Vice President, Enterprise Initiatives
Northrop Grumman Corporation
"A Perspective on Northrop Grumman's Approach to Technology Commercialization"

Remarks From University Leadership:

Robert M. Groves, Ph.D.

Spiros Dimolitsas, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President for Research & Chief Technology Officer

Edward B. Healton, M.D., Ph.D.
Executive Vice President for Health Sciences & Executive Dean, School of Medicine


The 2017 PAC Honorees are listed here

PAC 2017 Sponsors


Previous PAC Information

2015 Patent Awards Ceremony Archive