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2017 CBIC Awards Gala Accepting Nominations Through Feb 28

Charlottesville, VA, January 31, 2017– The Charlottesville Business Innovation Council (CBIC) is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 CBIC Awards, CBIC’s signature event honoring Central Virginia's most innovative organizations, startups and individuals and highlighting technology, innovation, and entrepreneurial excellence. 

The 2017 CBIC Awards Gala, the largest and only one of its kind recognizing the region’s most successful startups and innovators, will be held at The Boar's Head on Thursday, May 18. 

Nominations for the 19th Annual CBIC Awards are now open at cvilleinnovation.org/awards.

"Charlottesville has all the ingredients to be a national leader in business innovation, venture capital investment, and high-wage job creation," said Tracey Greene, CBIC Executive Director and co-chair of the 2017 CBIC Awards Gala. "CBIC members, sponsors and partners work year-round to nurture an atmosphere of innovation celebrated by the CBIC Awards and now a brand for our region and to ensure Charlottesville remains a leader in tech, innovation and startups."

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Bernard Talks: On Creativity and Meaning, October 19 at 6 pm

Bernard Hankins, Creative Thinker, Master of Metaphor and Spoken Word Poet will offer insights on questions through his unique approach of word deconstruction. Bernard is the winner of the 2015 Tedx Open Mic Competition, and the closing speaker for the 2015 Tedx conference.

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UVA Innovation Showcased at Lifetime Learning Lecture

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 of the latest “More Than the Score” lecture, organized by the university’s Lifetime Learning program. About 200 people attended, many wearing orange and blue in support of the Cavaliers.

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Sign Up for R&D Tax Credit Webinar October 24

The federal and Virginia R&D tax credits are often overlooked or underutilized by eligible companies.

Companies should make sure they are gaining full benefit of these tax laws to help fund operations and improve the bottom line.

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Tech Tour Focuses on Next Generation Technology Leaders

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 am at Piedmont Virginia Community College’s Earl Dickinson Center. 

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Shortening the Toxic Clock

Agrospheres, a student-led, Charlottesville-based start-up, has created a new biologic treatment that safely degrades harmful pesticides from crops in a matter of hours, condensing a process that can take weeks or months to occur naturally.

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HemoSonics' Clinical Studies Show Rapid and Comprehensive Measurement of Coagulation at the Point-of-Care

HemoSonics, a UVA-affiliated medical device company, has announced the publication of four journal articles, accompanied by an editorial, in Anesthesia & Analgesia describing the first clinical experiences with the Quantra™ Hemostasis Analyzer, a groundbreaking system designed to transform and improve the management of critical bleeding.

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