For information about events of interest to the U.Va. and local innovation communities, browse our calendar listings below. For additional events and programs focusing on innovation and entrepreneurship, see the links in the left-hand menu.
This monthly statewide bioscience luncheon addresses a wide range of topics that are relevent to the life sciences. Check back soon for February's topic and panelists.
Join the lively conversation at our Biotech and Beer Legislative Reception. Meet old friends and new colleagues in the life science community. Complimentary admission for any bioscience company employees, and university students and researchers with advanced registration. All others may purchase tickets.
Learn how to lay the groundwork for your NSF SBIR/STTR project with this discussion of steps to getting your proposal started, how to communicate with the Program Manager, best practices for preparing an Executive Summary and developing your preliminary project plan and budget. $10 Virginia Firms, $35 All Others
The next meeting of Charlottesville Entrepreneurs and Espresso will take place at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at the i.Lab at UVA. The schedule will include networking over coffee, a pitch from an early stage company with time for Q&A, and lessons learned with an expert entrepreneur.
This is a free event open to the entire entrepreneurship community.
This special Lunch & Learn will present an introduction to the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs that provide $150K-$1.5M in non dilutive funding for early stage, high risk Research & Development. This session will provide an intro to the program and will feature reps from four Federal Agencies.
The next meeting of Charlottesville Entrepreneurs and Espresso will take place at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at the i.Lab at UVa. The schedule will include networking over coffee, a pitch from an early stage company with time for Q&A and lessons learned from a successful entrepreneur.
In the past year, US equity valuations have reached new highs. For investors, these new highs and the five year run-up that preceded them were a welcome change from the great recession. Retirement account balances have recovered, home prices have rebounded, unemployment is declining and parts of the world seems far removed from those dark days.
Join Virginia Bio for its first Biotech and Beer networking event of the season, hosted at the new offices of UVa's Licensing and Ventures Group. Located in the redeveloped Coca-Cola Bottling Works on Preston Avenue in Charlottesville, the new location offers close proximity to the Grounds at UVa as well as convenient parking.
This event (free + happy hour specials), hosted by the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council (CBIC) and sponsored by the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), provides an opportunity for tech-minded people to network.
The inaugural meeting of Charlottesville Entrepreneurs and Espresso will take place at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at the i.Lab at U.Va.
Center for Innovative Technology Webinar: Intellectual Property Protection & Licensing Strategies For Small Business
This webinar is ideal for small tech firms, university researchers with small businesses, and university PostDocs considering licensing technology from the university. Topics will include:
Center for Innovative Technology Webinar: Formidable Forms, Pushing the Button & Tracking your NIH SBIR/STTR Submission
This webinar provides important information about identifying and completing the required forms for an SBIR/STTR submission to the National Institutes of Health as well as how to navigate the electronic submission process. You will learn how to avoid common mistakes and make corrections, receive formatting pointers, and learn how to track your submission. Small fees apply.
Free Military Medical Conference Webinar- Gain Insights on Defense Funding, Decision-Makers and How to Accelerate Bioscience Business Growth at the Annual MHSRS Conference in August
The Annual Military Medical Conference, which is called MHSRS (Military Health Services Research Symposium), is August 17-20 in Fort Lauderdal
July's meeting features a panel discussion with local women on experiences related to innovation, including how inventions and ideas become companies and how inventors become entrepreneurs. For this month's event, Women in Tech is partnering with the U.Va. Licensing & Ventures Group. Please join us for an inside look at all things innovation.
Food and drinks will be served.
It’s been one year since Charlottesville Women in Tech held its first monthly meeting! Women in Tech will celebrate at the Skybar on the Downtown Mall and will then join the Charlottesville Technologist First Wednesdays meetup at Champion Brewery. Stop by at either location, and bring your friends!
The next in CBIC's Tech Night Takeover series focuses on the universal challenge many Charlottesville businesses face: finding enough highly-skilled tech talent for their enterprises.