Game Changers

Game Changer Week

REGISTER: FREE EVENT! Early registration now available!
Schedule to be released May 3, 2021

Throughout the week of August 23 – 27, 2021, Game Changer Week will bring together industry disruptors. A variety of events will be held virtually and in person across the region with many taking place at the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center August 25 – 27, 2021. Attendees will receive access to various events corresponding to tracks and have the opportunity to make connections and network with thought leaders, regional stakeholders, creators, inventors, and influencers.

Tracks include:

  • Aerospace, Biotechnology, University (Virginia Tech), Software, Technology, Design, Blockchain, and Startups./Early Seed

Special VIP virtual appearance by: Jason Feifer, Editor in Chief Entrepreneur magazine
Coming summer 2022: Jason's book → Build For Tomorrow, Not For Yesterday – #buildfortomorrow

Jason Feifer

Global Case Challenge competitors will have access to virtual mentorship from Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center companies and recorded sessions from Game Changer Week.

Early registration for the 2021 Game Changer Week is now available
Schedule to be released May 3, 2021

Digital tool kit for cross promotion

If your organization would like to be part of Game Changer Week or learn more, contact: Nicole Luth, Global Partnership Coordinator, or 540-961-3600.

  • Hotel accommodations at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center
    Game Changer Week 2021 book online or call 877-200-3360
  • Where to eat, drink, network and play in the New River Valley {download PDF}


About VTCRC: Born out of a need to translate Virginia Tech research to commercial potential, the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (VTCRC) was established in Blacksburg in 1985. Since then, it has been home to over 750 premier organizations with a common goal to disrupt industries. Today, with operations across Virginia, the research park continues to be a destination for growth and a space with purpose.