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Entrepreneur's Edge 2: Protect Your Tech: IP Strategies in the Innovation Age


The UVA Licensing & Ventures Group and CvilleBioHub are back with the second installment of Entrepreneur’s Edge bringing experts to Charlottesville for an evening of discussion and networking.

Join us as we examine patent strategies that are essential for gaining a competitive edge in our fast-paced, technology-driven world.  Learn the balancing act in this audience-engaged discussion from experts who will share new insights on how to create, build and negotiate for an enforceable patent portfolio, all while conserving valuable company resources.

Evan Edwards, Consultant / Co-Founder, Kaleo Pharmaceuticals
Rusty Schundler, Corporate Counsel, PBM Capital
Carleen Bowers, Seed Fund Associate, UVA Licensing & Ventures GroupModerator
Nathan Evans, Woods Rogers PLC
Wednesday, May 29
5:30-7:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion + Networking
Drinks + Hors d’oeuvres

Vault Virginia
300 E Main Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
(side street entrance)

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Go Global! The International Trade Advantage


CvilleBioHub brings together all members of the biotech community for an evening of international flair!

Today, 95% of the world’s population is outside the US, and 80% of the world’s disposable income is outside of the US. International trade just makes cents and is an important part of growing Virginia’s economy.

We are fortunate to have several life sciences companies in CvilleBioHub who have successful international sales and business operations.

Join us for this engaging discussion from local companies who have taken their business overseas and flourished! Learn how to leverage statewide programs and get ahead!

Joel Stopha, VEDP

Panelists Include:
Jim Veale, Lighthouse Instruments
Paul Massey, CareTaker Medical
Martin Chapman, Indoor Biotechnologies

April 30, 5:30-7:30 
Indoor Biotechnologies
700 Harris Street
Charlottesville, VA 22903

The Next Generation in Clinical Trials


Hear from local trailblazers working in the clinical trial space. What new technologies and novel methods are being utilized? How are clinical trials changing and what can we expect to see as improvements in the future?

Join us at Indoor Biotechnologies, 700 Harris Street from 5:30 – 7:30pm for this engaging conversation, networking, and refreshments!

Register Now!

Expert panelists:

Heather Marino-Mitchell, Senior Manager of Clinical Operations with PRA Health Sciences, an international Clinical Research Organization providing innovative drug development solutions across the globe.


Joel Selzer, CEO and co-founder, ArcheMedX, which applies behavioral science to transform learning and generate actionable insights for Healthcare and Life Science organizations.


Shay Brill, Vice President of Atlantic Research Group, a Contract Research Organization focused on rare disease, immunology and oncology that provides comprehensive clinical program development services ranging from pre-launch consulting to commercialization.




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The UVA Licensing & Ventures Group and CvilleBioHub are bringing experts to Charlottesville for an evening of discussion and networking. Join us as we examine the critical factors for a successful board from the legal, investing, and entrepreneurial perspectives.

5:30 – 7:30pm at UVA Licensing & Ventures Group


Jill Carroll, Principal
SR One Ltd


Tom Gadek, CEO
TearSolutions, Inc.



Bob Creeden, Managing Director
UVA LVG Seed Fund & New Ventures