Partnerships

This institute is dedicated to taking ideas, advanced ideas, in how to design computer games and applying them to solve real problems.” – Dr. Angel Cabrera, President of George Mason University

“SGI is an outstanding example of how technology based collaborations can be leveraged to create economic opportunities and jobs. I am pleased to have this program as part of the Commonwealth’s growing modeling and simulation portfolio.” – Secretary of Technology Karen Jackson

Virginia Serious Games Institute has provided an excellent economic engine in the Prince William County in its role as a recognized focal point in simulation, serious games, innovation and collaboration in Virginia. VSGI focuses on applied research by building applications, games and simulation tools, community outreach through teaching and assisting future developers and fostering STEM education tracks, and economic development by providing business education and opportunities for small simulation, game, and modeling businesses.

Corporate Member – a private company who pays annual dues to be a member of VSGI (must support a current project).

Corporation Partnership Annual Fees

 

Revenue/Year Annual Partnership Fee
$100,000 and below $500
$101,000 – $500,000 $1,500
$501,000 – $1 Million $2,500
$1 Million and above $5,000

 

If you or your company are interested in a partnership, please contact Scott Martin (smartin4@gmu.edu)

Government Members

May become a member by submitting a letter requesting partnership, identifying its representative and indicating how it intends to participate in the modeling, simulation and serious games industry. Sponsorship of a project is desirable.

Academic Members

May become a member of VSGI by submitting a letter requesting partnership, identifying its representative. Leadership or sponsorship of a project is desirable.

Non-Profit Members

May become a member by submitting a letter requesting partnership, identifying its representative and indicating how it intends to participate in the modeling, simulation and serious games industry. Sponsorship of a project is desirable.

Q: Why partner with VSGI?

Partnership provides unique opportunities designed to foster increased collaboration and participation between economic development, government and applied research. Partnership brings networking opportunities, business growth, education, and technology exchanges in a multidisciplinary environment.

Q: Who partners with VSGI?

Our partners can range from corporate, government, non-profit and academic organizations who value being on the cusp of innovation and technology, to small start-ups and established corporations, from national and international university research labs to city governments. Anyone interested in creating a foundation in this growing industry.

Q: What are the benefits of being a VSGI partner?

VSGI works collaboratively with its partners to provide them with many unique opportunities, including demo areas during conferences and events, meeting space, technology exchanges, meetings with government officials, investors and small business mentoring.

Q: How do I become a VSGI partner?

For more information about partnering with VSGI, please contact Stephanie Burton sburton3@gmu.edu or 703-993-7033.