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  • Virginia Life Science KOPs Welcome David Chapin April 2

    David Chapin, author and CEO of Forma Life Science Marketing based in Research Triangle Park, NC, will present at two industry gatherings in Charlottesville, VA on Thursday, April 2. Indoor Biotechnologies, a locally based global manufacturer of biologics for allergy and asthma, is organizing Chapin’s appearances.

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  • 2015 CBIC Awards Nominations Are Now Being Accepted

    Tracey Greene Executive Director of CBIC announces that nominations are now being accepted for the all-new CBIC Awards honoring Central Virginia’s most innovative tech-centric businesses and individuals. Deadline to submit nominations is February 28, 2015. Nominate online here.

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  • Call for Nominations

    CBIC is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the all-new CBIC Awards honoring Central Virginia's most innovative tech-centric businesses and individuals. Individuals and organizations are urged to use our nominating form to submit nominations before the February 28, 2015 (midnight) deadline to honor achievements in any of nine categories – seven of which are all-new in 2015!

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  • Community Resources

    As the executive director of CBIC, I'm often asked, "Where do the local tech and entrepreneurial people meet up and how can I stay informed about local happenings?" 

    A few years ago, CBIC’s strategic planning initiatives resulted in its new vision to:

    • be the conduit and driver of productive collaboration amongst the various segments of the Charlottesville region's technology community, 
    • promote a supportive infrastructure, and 
    • advocate for and celebrate a robust, sustainable technology-based economy. 
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  • Taking the Plunge

    There I was suspended with my body standing perpendicular against the wall of a 50-foot rappel tower.  Above a Marine drill instructor was barking at me.  I could see his veins popping out of his forehead.  “Lean back, look over your right shoulder, and double-time backwards!  Do it, now!”  

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  • The Question is in the Answer

    Question: How many Art Directors does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
    Answer: Does it have to be a lightbulb?

    It’s a joke of course, but it's worth asking the question for the simple fact that you might come up with a different answer had you never asked. One of my favorite things I learned in architecture school is that once you ask the right question, you're well on your way to finding the answer.

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  • Virginia’s Technologists of Tomorrow

    On October 9, 2014 I had the great fortune to attend my first CBIC Tech Tour. I joined more than 350 Virginia high school and middle school students to visit and get to know three of the nearly 90 Charlottesville companies and organizations to participate in this year's Tech Tour: the U.Va. Digital Media Lab, SNL Financial, and Hemoshear.

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  • 1 Virginia Life Science KOPs Welcome David Chapin April 2
  • 2 2015 CBIC Awards Nominations Are Now Being Accepted
  • 3 Call for Nominations
  • 4 Community Resources
  • 5 Taking the Plunge
  • 6 The Question is in the Answer
  • 7 Virginia’s Technologists of Tomorrow

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  • CBIC Awards

    The Charlottesville area is recognized for its exceptional high-tech community and entrepreneurial spirit. CBIC is proud to spotlight leadership in these areas annually through the highly anticipated CBIC Awards.
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  • Tech Tour

    CBIC's annual Tech Tour is all about igniting local students' interest in technology-related careers and showing the variety of opportunities available in our community to pursue their passions.
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  • TNT - Tech Night Takeover

    Join CBIC on the first Thursday of each month for Tech Night Takeover — technology discussions followed by Charlottesville's premiere networking social.
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