Nominate the 2018 Innovator of the Year

Have you been inspired by the work of a colleague? The UVA Licensing & Ventures Group is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year Award. 

Since 1992, this award recognizes a UVA faculty or staff innovator each year whose research discovery is making a significant impact on society.

The Innovator(s) of the Year will be awarded a $10,000 cash prize and recognized at the award ceremony on February 27, 2018, at the Rotunda. The winner will share their research insights during a brief lecture.

All UVA faculty, staff, and students are invited to nominate an individual or team for the Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year Award. To nominate yourself or a colleague, please submit a nomination letter via email to by Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

For more information about the history of the award, and to review past winners visit: Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year Award