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$1.6 million is up for grabs! Submit letters of intent by 09/13 for "eminent researcher recruitment" and matching funds:
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The +University of Virginia's Initiative reCOVER is raising $15,000 to provide safe, affordable and environmentally conscious transitional housing for those affected by natural disasters domestically and internationally. Learn more, and participate in the crowdfunding of this exciting research, at http://www.virginia.edu/useed.
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Business learning meets fantasy sports in BizHero, a new online tool developed at the +University of Virginia +Darden School of Business! We're crowdfunding BizHero's beta launch, and we're already at 17% of our $15,000 goal. Take a look, and consider supporting this innovative solution to training future business leaders at www.virginia.edu/useed.
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What exactly is the Virginia Innovation Partnership, and how will it grow the economy? Watch!

Want to get involved? Attend VIP's first Virginia Ventures Forum Sept. 6 in D.C.! Details: http://bit.ly/18pZAdo
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We're helping researchers in the +UVA Health System raise money to develop a new tool to benefit victims of sexual assault. Watch the video below and show your support at www.virginia.edu/useed.
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U.Va. Innovation has launched the University of Virginia’s first crowdfunding website, enabling alumni and others to make targeted, tax-deductible donations in support of specific research and development projects under way at the University.
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Save the date for the 2013 +University of Virginia +Darden School of Business Entrepreneurship Conference! Watch http://bit.ly/1anQA8G for details and to register.
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Join our team! The +University of Virginia Licensing & Ventures Group is hiring a licensing/business development professional (open rank, open technology area) and a patent paralegal. For more info and to apply:
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Meet Grace, a talented ceramic artist and potter at the PureMadi filter factory in Limpopo Province, South Africa. Here she is at her home, filling her cup with safe drinking water.

To support the work of the +University of Virginia's PureMadi team, and provide filters to more families in South Africa, donate to their crowdfunding project here: http://bit.ly/Z11WuO
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The +University of Virginia School Of Nursing's Kathryn Laughon and +UVA School of Engineering & Applied Science's Shayn Peirce-Cottler are testing a new dye to better detect sexual-assault injuries in women of all skin tones. Research shows the widely-used current dye doesn't work well for women of color. Read more: http://bit.ly/180dH7O. Support the project: http://bit.ly/14djiSW.
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Check out the Chronicle of Higher Education's take on our new crowdfunding site, found at www.virginia.edu/useed:
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U.Va. Innovator of the Year Marcia Invernizzi of the Curry School of Education spoke on WTJU radio this morning about children's literacy and her innovative "PALS" teaching tools. Listen here:http://bit.ly/Y74Opr
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Maximizing the impact of University of Virginia research discoveries
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U.Va. Innovation maximizes the impact of University of Virginia research discoveries by creating opportunities for University innovators and partners to advance these discoveries to the global community.

Launched in January 2012, this University-wide initiative:

  • Accelerates the adoption of innovative U.Va. technologies in the market by cultivating mutually beneficial relationships with industry and other strategic partners
  • Grows the local economy by providing U.Va. entrepreneurs with useful resources, guidance, mentorship and networks to launch innovation-based business ventures
  • Facilitates research advances and the dissemination of knowledge by providing U.Va. researchers and their collaborators with the tools to protect and share their innovative discoveries

U.Va. Innovation includes the U.Va. Licensing & Ventures Group as well as divisions for Entrepreneurial Networks, Strategic Partnerships and Marketing & Communications. View the staff directory.