UVA Licensing & Ventures Group

Transforming ideas into innovations with impact

Call us at 434-924-2175

Our Approach

LVG partners with faculty, entrepreneurs, and investors to bring innovations discovered at UVA into the marketplace

  • Engage

    We work with creators to discover the innovation’s smartest path to impact

  • Protect

    We navigate the legal & patenting process to protect ideas developed at UVA

  • Develop

    We connect and promote innovations to our partners and industry

  • Accelerate

    We provide resources and expertise to support the entrepreneurial and investment process

Next Steps

LVG partners with faculty, entrepreneurs, and investors to bring innovations discovered at UVA into the marketplace

  • UVA Innovator

    Our team can connect you with funding, legal resources, and business planning tools to guide your idea toward making an impact in the marketplace.

    Submit An Idea
  • Industry

    Collaborate with UVA innovators, access groundbreaking research, and discover available technologies that could transform your business.

    Browse Technologies
  • Investors

    UVA discoveries have been the foundation of successful companies for decades. Explore our portfolio and find your next opportunity.

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  • UVA Alumni

    Your fellow ‘Hoos are changing the world with their ideas. Engage with LVG to find out how your expertise can help them reach their full potential.

    Get Involved

Speaking Engagements

Find our team of licensing, legal, and business professionals speaking at these events.


Graduate Medical Education Lecture Series

Education Resource Center, Lee Street, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Join UVA LVG Executive Director Michael Straightiff on Wednesday, October 10 for the GME Core Lecture Series. He will speak to the importance of engaging with UVA LVG early and often during research activities and share the resources and services …

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Event Calendar

Discover Charlottesville’s entrepreneurial ecosystem at these notable events around town.


Women Building Bio 2018

3225 Gallows Road, Fairfax, VA 22031, USA

Challenge new ideas. Discover cutting-edge innovations. Revolutionize best practices. Build a powerful community of collaboration. Women Building Bio is where the vision is transformed into reality. Women advancing the industry with all …

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Go Virginia! Go Biotech!

Indoor Biotechnologies Inc, Harris Street, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Join us to hear more about CvilleBioHub's GO Virginia project and the statewide outlook for the biotech industry. Also featuring latest news from local biotech and pharma …

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