Call for Nominations for 2017 Innovator of the Year Award Now Open!

The UVA Licensing & Ventures Group is seeking nominations for the 2017 Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year Award through Friday, March 3rd. 

The awardee will receive a $10,000 cash prize and formal recognition at a reception in early April. 

Who’s Eligible?

Eligible nominees are current University of Virginia faculty, staff or students whose research discoveries are making a major impact on society and said discovery has garnered commercial, clinical and/or social success.

Nominate by Friday, March 3rd.

To nominate yourself or a colleague, simply submit a letter addressing the above criteria to the UVA Licensing & Ventures Group via: 

- Preferred:             
            . E-mail to;

-          Attention to UVA Licensing & Ventures Group Innovator of the Year:

  • Fax to 434-982-1583;
  • UVA messenger mail to P.O. Box 400755; or
  • Postal mail to 722 Preston Avenue, Suite 107; Charlottesville, VA 22903.

All nominations must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 3rd. Anyone can nominate an individual or team for the Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year award.

For information about the award and to view past recipients, click here