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

Idea
Impact
  • 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.

Sep
17

UVA LVG Fall Open House

722 Preston Avenue, Charlottesville, VA, USA

On Tuesday, September 17, we're opening our doors for our UVA LVG fall open house! Join us as we celebrate the start to another great academic year with the UVA and Charlottesville innovation communities. UVA faculty, staff, students, and …

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LVG Stories

Key Elements of a Compelling Pitch Deck

Pitching an idea or company is an intimidating experience for any entrepreneur. The challenge is convincing skeptical investors or others why they should put their money in your business idea rather than the 100 other great ideas piled on their …

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