Whether developing data-driven leaders or creating public-private partnerships throughout Virginia’s technology sector, we help industry harness the power of technological advancements for the state’s common good.
Discover the University's contributions to Virginia through a series of compelling, vignette-style highlights presented in this first edition report. Understand UVA as an engine for inclusive economic growth by exploring the initiatives that are creating proactive impact across the Commonwealth.Learn more
Curry School faculty member Jennifer Chiu and colleagues found a meaningful way to incorporate computer science into fifth- and sixth-grade classes, instilling relevant skills required by virtually every sector of the next-generation workforce.
Researchers at UVA are bringing industry partners to the table to create cutting-edge technologies that produce tangible value for society. At the Multifunctional Integrated System Technology Center (MIST) site in Charlottesville, researchers are helping indsutry solve practical problems and enhancing professional development opportunities for students.
ITHRIV includes the University of Virginia, Inova Health System, Virginia Tech and Carilion Clinic as partners, with the Center for Open Science and UVA’s Licensing & Ventures Group as affiliates. The focus of iTHRIV is “using data to improve health” and leverages the data science expertise across the state.
The University of Virginia Health System is expanding its telehealth capacity to help patients across Virginia better prevent or manage chronic conditions that include diabetes, prediabetes, and heart disease.
University of Virginia School of Medicine professor Lee Ritterband created SHUTi (Sleep Healthy Using the Internet) – a digital therapeutic that uses cutting-edge technology to administer cognitive behavioral therapy for people suffering from insomnia. Ritterband's goal is to increase access to effective and affordable behavioral health care
A new program will use telehealth to bring together a University of Virginia Health System team with primary care providers in the Appalachian region of Virginia to improve lung disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
The School of Data Science – UVA’s 12th school and the first established since 2007 – will position the University as a global leader in efforts to improve society through teaching and research based on the powerful, emerging field of data science.
Local biotechnology industry leader Nikki Hastings, PhD, has been named the first Executive Director of the CvilleBioHub, a non-profit that connects and supports the Charlottesville-area biotechnology sector. CvilleBioHub will receive strategic planning assistance from Denise Hubbard, program director for UVA’s Office of Economic Development, and Grant Tate, of the Bridge Ltd. consulting firm.
The UVA Licensing & Ventures Group helps discoveries reach their full potential in the marketplace. In 2018 there were 213 invention disclosures filed, 59 U.S. patents issued and 77 transactions with commercial partners.
Sponsored by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), undergraduate students can now complete courses within a "cybersecurity focal path," preparing them to fulfill workforce needs in Virginia and beyond.