Nominate a UVA Innovator for $10,000 Cash Prize

The University of Virginia Licensing & Ventures Groupis seeking nominations for the 2016 Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year Award. Eligible nominees are current UVA faculty, staff or students whose research discoveries are making a major impact on society.

The awardee(s) will receive a $10,000 cash prize and formal recognition at a reception during the Tom Tom Founders Festival on April13.

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

  • Email (preferred) to;
  • Fax to 434-982-1583;
  • UVA messenger mail to P.O. Box 400896; or
  • Postal mail to 722 Preston Avenue, Suite 107; Charlottesville, VA 22903.

All nominations must be received by 11:59 p.m. on March 7. 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.