The next Charlottesville Women in Tech meeting will feature an interactive session with Connie English, Director of Global Talent Acquisition at the CFA Institute. Join us as she provides insight and advice on resumes and interviews for both job seekers and employers looking to hire.
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.
Gala Tickets Include: Cocktail ticket, expanded reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres, a seat at the highly anticipated awards ceremony, dessert, champagne and coffee/tea service. A cash bar is also available.
The event schedule is not yet finalized, but will include:
Enjoy an evening with food, fun and lively conversation at Biotech and Beer. Meet old friends and new colleagues in the life science community and meet special guest Dr. Geoff Ling, MD, Founding Director of the Biological Technologies Office at DARPA.
An insider's look at competitive sports that explores the advances in training, nutrition, coaching, medicine and equipment - all are driving innovation across multiple disciplines. Hear from award-winning coaches and professional athlets who experience these innovations first hand and what they mean for tomorrow's athletes.
Students - Make Something that Matters.
Take charge of your education. Inspire and be inspired. Join hundreds of other creative problem solvers at this student planned and student led Summit. Build businesses, launch organizations, and start projects that will positively impact your customers, your community, and society at large, creative value for all.
Presented by UVA Licensing and Ventures Group
The highest honor bestowed on University of Virginia innovators, the Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year award recognizes an individual or team whose research discovery is making a major impact. Award winners receive a $10,000 cash prize and formal recognition at this special awards reception.
On Tuesday April 12, the community gathers to celebrate the global innovators who are applying new social enterprise models to improve the health of citizens in Charlottesville and around the world.
Presented by UVA’s Office of the Vice President for Research and the School of Engineering & Applied Science
cohosted by the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce, Charlottesville Business Innovation Council, Central Virginia Partnership for Economic Development, and Piedmont Council for the Arts
Reception: 6:00 pm
Presentations: 7:00 pm
The Federal government's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs make over $2.6 billion in high-risk, non-dilutive capital available to innovative small companies annually.
Meet fellow entrepreneurs
The Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation invites you to a captivating conversation with founder, Raymond Lambert (MBA '87), as he shares his entrepreneurial journey building All Jokes Aside and its eventual closing. Mr.
It's time to shake off the winter blues, make new connections and love your lab! Attend Biotech and Beer: a networking event on February 25 at the former Indoor Biotechnologies Space from 5-7 pm.
Learn more about the Virginia Bioscience Economy Initiative. Meet and mingle with state officials at VA Bio's 2016 General Assembly Reception. Join your colleagues for an evening of cocktails and policy and let your voice count.
The next meeting of Charlottesville Entrepreneurs and Espresso will take place at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at the i.Lab at UVA.
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.