• 1 CRCF Grant Money Available to Commercialize Products and Services - Deadline to Apply November 10
  • 2 CBIC's Educator of the Year Inspires Entrepreneurship Through Engineering
  • 3 A Global Girl Data Movement
  • 4 Tech Tour Focuses on Next Generation Technology Leaders
  • 5 City Looks to Refine Tech Tax Credit as Expiration Looms
  • 6 In Memoriam: John C. Herr, Ph.D., UVA Champion of Translational Research
  • 7 SafeSharp, Developer of Gel to Dissolve Syringe Needles and Destroy its Pathogens, is Entering its Initial Fundraising Period
  • 8 i.Lab Incubator Company, Here's My Story, Featured in the NYT
  • 9 Altenergy, Inc. Recognized for Providing Jobs and Clean Energy in Virginia, Maryland, D.C. and Idaho
  • 10 Why You Should Learn to Code
  • 11 Charlottesville Named Top City for Entrepreneurs
  • 12 Tech Tour Scheduled for October 11
  • 13 Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Velocity Tour Business Plan Competitions
  • 14 3D Printed Skulls Prepare New Doctors While Promoting World Class Health Care
  • 15 Charlottesville: The Little Tech Engine that Could
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Local Food Hub awards celebrate Virginia agriculture

Oct 20, 2016

The Local Food Hub recognized farmers, businesses and nonprofits for contributions to Virginia agriculture at the organization’s annual Community Food Awards celebration Thursday. “It takes a community to build a better food system,” said Local Food...

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UVa innovation showcased at Lifetime Learning lecture

Oct 15, 2016

Some of the most promising technological innovations at the University of Virginia got a round of applause at Alumni Hall before the Virginia Cavaliers football team took the field Saturday. Innovation at UVa was the subject...

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Students explore Charlottesville startups on Tech Tour

Oct 11, 2016

Local students played with sound in recording studios and tiptoed through silent computer labs during a citywide tour of Charlottesville’s growing technology sector Tuesday. The Tech Tour is an annual, daylong event organized by the Charlottesville...

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SLIDESHOW: Tech Tour focuses on the next generation of technology leaders

Oct 11, 2016

The 2016 Tech Tour, a local event to introduce area middle and high school students to the dynamic high technology world that exists in the Charlottesville/Albemarle County metro region, kicked off at 9:00 this morning at...

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Roanoke conference focuses on place design, economic development

Oct 06, 2016

ROANOKE — At the first day of the Cityworks (X)po in Roanoke County, national nonprofit leaders described how, as workers and jobs across the country begin to move from suburbs back to urban centers, the quality...

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City, county discuss coordinating on area marketing strategy

Oct 04, 2016

Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer on Tuesday laid out a four-part framework for city-county cooperation on efforts to promote Charlottesville and Albemarle County as a hotbed for technology and innovation. The plan included having city and county...

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City looks to refine tech tax credit as expiration looms

Sep 27, 2016

As a longtime tax credit for Charlottesville tech businesses nears the end of its life, city officials are looking for ways to expand the incentive to reach more local innovators. In 2001, the city declared itself...

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A team of their own: Team 20/20 brings interdisciplinary learning to MHS

Sep 24, 2016

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” The Ralph Waldo Emerson quote is one of many displayed on the walls of the Team 20/20 classroom at Monticello High School. It also captures the spirit of an...

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UVa students win Velocity Tour pitch competition

Sep 23, 2016

A pair of University of Virginia-trained biomedical engineers won a $25,000 grant from Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s office Friday at a pitch competition that kicked of the Tom Tom Founders Festival’s Tomtoberfest fall block party. Payam Pourtaheri...

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Charlottesville City Council endorses open data goal

Sep 20, 2016

On Monday, the Charlottesville City Council unanimously agreed to begin developing an open data policy aimed at promoting transparency and community engagement in municipal government. The council approved a resolution that directs city staff to develop...

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Innovation district will take patience, commitment, buy-in

Aug 27, 2016

As startups nationwide and in Charlottesville clamor for adequate workspace central to housing, culture, shops and amenities, localities are building and planning business districts that focus on tech- and innovation-centered small businesses. Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer...

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Tom Tom Festival recognizes Charlottesville innovators

Aug 25, 2016

The Tom Tom Founders Festival has chosen nine Charlottesville-area artists, civic leaders and entrepreneurs as winners of the 2016 Founding Cville award. Tom Tom’s board members and previous Founding Cville honorees selected the award winners after...

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