George Mason University, Arlington Innovation Innitiative

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George Mason University is a driving force behind the growing innovation infrastructure in Arlington.

How we’re getting it done:

Leveraging Mason’s unmatched foundation of top-tier research, commitment to diversity and inclusivity, and current footprint in the region

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At the Center

Fuse at Mason Square

Designed for innovation programming, partnerships, and community engagement — all 360,000+ square feet.

Office space for leasing partners who want to be where the ideas, and the talent, are. Multimodal lab space for ideation and exploration. Mixing areas to encourage and inspire community. Retail. (And, yes, parking.)

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The type of talent that this space can produce is going to be pivotal for our future.

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How to Get Involved in Arlington’s Future

Join a growing list of corporate partners, community leaders, and government agencies who are shaping the next chapter of Northern Virginia’s emergence.

Join our research and innovation ecosystem as an entrepreneurial collaborator


Tap into faculty, research, talent — or lease space as a corporate partner


Find and scale news ideas to bring to market as an investor

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Mason Square Milestones


Groundbreaking of Fuse at Mason Square, Arlington's new 360,000+ square-foot epicenter of innovation.

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Why Mason

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Diversity for Sustainable Innovation

As the most diverse public university in Virginia and the 8th most diverse in the nation, Mason is uniquely positioned to ensure that tomorrow’s innovations draw on many perspectives to serve more communities.

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