The highest honor bestowed on University of Virginia innovators, the award recognizes an individual or team each year whose research discovery is making a major impact. Winners receive a $10,000 cash prize.
Media are invited to attend the event, which begins at 5:30 p.m. The Innovator of the Year will be named at a brief ceremony beginning at 6 p.m.
The following people will be available for media interviews:
- 2013 Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year (TBA at the event)
- W. Mark Crowell, executive director of U.Va. Innovation and associate vice president for research at U.Va.
- Michael P. Straightiff, director of the U.Va. Licensing & Ventures Group
- Thomas C. Skalak, U.Va. vice president for research
Media interested in covering this event may contact Morgan Estabrook at 434-982-4191 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make any arrangements. Parking in the Water Street Parking Garage will be validated.
Senior Manager of Marketing & Communications U.Va. Innovation
April 10, 2013