2019 UNC Celebration of Inventorship

This event is hosted by the UNC Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC). During this celebration, OTC presents the Inventor of the Year Award to a UNC-Chapel Hill innovator in recognition of their contributions to inventions and patents. The award honors the recipient's commitment to the University’s culture of encouraging innovation, disseminating knowledge and promoting entrepreneurship.

You'll have the opportunity to:

  • Hear from University leaders about Carolina’s focus on innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Be inspired by a presentation from the UNC Inventor of the Year.
  • Hear an announcement that recognizes all inventors who received issued patents in the last year.



Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery - Great Room
100 East Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514