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September 5, 2017

Applications to Pitch at TransTech Energy Business Development Conference due Tomorrow, Sept. 6

For those interested in making a pitch at the 6th TransTech Energy (TTE) Business Development Conference, the deadline to apply to make a pitch has been extended to Monday, Sept. 11.  The application process is straightforward: 1) go to http://TransTechEnergy.org; 2) click on Apply to Make a Pitch; 3) download the Application; 4) follow instructions […]

September 5, 2017

West Virginia Coding & Cyber Summit Set For Oct. 12 In South Charleston

TechConnectWV, in partnership with U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito, will host the West Virginia Coding & Cyber Summit from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 12 at the BridgeValley Advanced Technology Center in South Charleston, WV. To register, click here or on the link below. Over 200,000 software coding jobs are unfilled in the […]

September 4, 2017

Fairmont Chosen For $553 Million NOAA Program

By: Jim Estep, CEO, WV High Technology Foundation In 2010, the High Technology Foundation was competitively awarded a contract to build the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Environmental Security Computing Center (ESCC) at the I-79 Technology Park.  Seven years later, the NOAA ESCC is considered one of the most advanced high-performance computing centers in […]

July 6, 2017

Women & Technology Conference WrapUp

The 2017 Women &Technology Conference featured a wide variety of keynote speakers and panelists, special guests and a communications workshop.  Held June 26 at the Embassy Suites in Charleston, the event attracted more than 125 people interested in encouraging more women to pursue STEM careers. U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito greeted participants and stressed not […]

July 3, 2017

Eastern WV Community & Technical College To Host Appalachian Biochar Conference July 14

Eastern WV Community and Technical College is proud to announce the launch of the Appalachian Biochar Conference.  This inaugural conference brings together world-renowned biochar experts to identify opportunities to increase awareness of biochar and increase its production in the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia and Appalachia more broadly. The conference will take place from 10am-3:30pm on […]

May 31, 2017

Women & Technology Conference Features Creative Leaders, Outstanding Programming

  What will it take to create a tech revolution in West Virginia?  Join us at the Women & Technology Conference on June 26 and find out! To register, click here. We’re delighted to welcome three outstanding and creative leaders to talk about what’s needed to jumpstart tech jobs in the state. Lee Farabaugh, Co-Founder […]

May 26, 2017

Statewide Business Incubator Listing Available for West Virginia

TechConnect has developed a comprehensive listing of active business incubators and accelerators located throughout West Virginia.  The document is available for review and download by clicking here. “Personal, hands-on assistance for starting or growing a business in the Mountain State can be secured through at least 23 incubators and accelerators across the state”, said Anne […]

May 26, 2017

The Great American Eclipse—August 21, 2017

On August 21, 2017, something truly phenomenal will happen! For the first time in 89 years, the United States, as well as all of North America, will have the opportunity to see a total solar eclipse. Starting at 10:15 a.m. in Oregon and ending at 2:48 p.m. in South Carolina, the Great American Eclipse will […]

May 1, 2017

WV STEM Resource Clearinghouse – Action Requested

Do you know of a STEM resource in your community that should be listed in the WV STEM Resource Clearinghouse website?  Families, educators, community members and business/community organizations are asked to contribute STEM resources to the WV STEM Resource Clearinghouse website.  This will help all West Virginia students be better prepared for success in college […]

May 1, 2017

More Than 200 Compete in University of Charleston’s I3 Innovation Showcase

A river may separate the City of Charleston from its university, but, on April 19th, the two became one as the University of Charleston hosted its inaugural I3 Innovation Showcase & Innovation Fair.  I3 — ideas, inventions & innovations — was the culmination of a year of effort and celebration as the University of Charleston […]