• Rafael Davalos and Elizabeth McClanahan both earned the Ruby Award, which “recognizes an outstanding member who has proven to be a brilliant and valuable asset to the Roanoke-Blacksburg region.” Davalos is an endowed professor of biomedical engineering in the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Science and was the lead inventor at CytoRecovery. McClanahan is a former Virginia Supreme Court justice who now is CEO of the Virginia Tech Foundation.

    Established in 1998, the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council is a membership association that promotes the Roanoke and Blacksburg technology community.


  • The foundation accounting department has released its fiscal 2023 year-end closing schedule. The year-end closing dates for deposits, disbursements, establishing new funds, and corrections to foundation funds are provided on the downloadable schedule. We ask that all departments put in their requests early to allow ample time for processing.

  • A collaboration between the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, the Center for Economic and Community Engagement, private industry, and several community partners is helping Hampton Roads meet its growing energy needs while also serving as a key initiative in the drive to expand energy sources across Virginia. Read the full article for details.

  • ModifyHealth announces strategic, series B investment from VTC Ventures to support increased demand for its food-as-medicine solutions. Investment supports ModifyHealth's continued growth, impact, and capability to improve outcomes for individuals with chronic conditions. Read the full article for details.

  • Th Foundation has released the FY 23-24 payout memo with updated rate information. Read the full memo for details.