Nominate a U.Va. Innovator for $10,000 Cash Prize

January 13, 2015

The University of Virginia Licensing & Ventures Group is seeking nominations for the 2015 Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year Award through Feb. 20. Eligible nominees are current U.Va. 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 on April 16.

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

  • Email (preferred) to;
  • Fax to 434-982-1583;
  • U.Va. messenger mail to P.O. Box 400896; or
  • Postal mail to 250 W. Main St., Suite 300; Charlottesville, VA 22902.

All nominations must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Feb. 20. 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.

Media Contact

Chiara Canzi

UVA Licensing and Ventures Group