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

Event Calendar

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


C-E2 - Entrepreneurs & Espresso

i.Lab at UVA, 621 Nash Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22901, USA

Charlottesville Entrepreneurs and Espresso or C-E2, a new monthly event series, is a casual, caffeine fueled gathering of learning for entrepreneurs at all stages of venture creation. C-E2 will take place at 8:00 a.m. on the third Tuesday of each …

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LVG Stories

Nominate the 2019 Innovator of the Year

The highest honor bestowed on University of Virginia innovators, the Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year Award recognizes an individual or team each year whose research discovery is making a major impact. The awardee(s) will receive a $10,000 …

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LVG Stories

Award Worthy UVA Innovators

Wondering who to nominate for the 2019 Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year Award? Here are a few examples of UVA researchers and previous nominees who are working to make an impact with their research. Anyone can nominate an individual or team …

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