Our story

The Global Academic Innovation Network (GAIN) was started as an online group on LinkedIn in May 2009. It is known by the initials "GAIN" which represents the first letters of each word as well as the positive outcomes for which the group was formed to achieve. GAIN is sponsored by the intellectual property law firm Nath, Goldberg & Meyer, situated in Alexandria, VA.

GAIN members have a common interest in global technology development and commercialization. GAIN members are encouraged to share information and ideas, and seek help from each other about the following:

  • Opportunities for Collaboration

  • Development and Commercialization Programs

  • Best Practices for Global Technology Transfer

  • Policies and Procedures for Technology

  • Strategies for Emerging Technologies

  • Upcoming Conferences and Training Opportunities

Our mission

The mission of the Global Academic Innovation Network (GAIN) is to make connections for universities and businesses from around the world for collaboration, commercialization and economic development. GAIN members are encouraged to work together to achieve tangible solutions for global problems, to advance the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, to help commercialize breakthrough technologies involving energy, the environment and communications, and to improve products used worldwide.

Let's solve a world problem through GAIN, improve existing technology, and increase world trade. Let's make a difference. Join the Global Academic Innovation Network group on Linkedin to achieve tangible solutions for global problems involving medicine, energy, the environment and communications.

Join us!

Online networking can connect people who can change the world. GAIN members are encouraged to do that one connection at a time. Join GAIN on Linkedin.