Turning Innovation Into Enterprise

Success Stories

April 14, 2015

eTouchSciences

http://www.etouchsciences.com/ets   Fifteen years ago, Dr. Marjorie Darrah began working on ways to make it more exciting for students to learn science and math.  By using the technology of haptics to add the sense of touch to math and science lessons, she reasoned that student learning would not only be more productive, but also more […]

February 18, 2015

FCX Systems and the Innovation Adoption Program

TechConnect West Virginia’s Innovation Adoption Program (IAP) is helping West Virginia’s small and mid-sized manufacturers gain a competitive advantage in today’s global marketplace. Working in partnership with the state’s centers of excellence, the IAP supports new product development, product redesign, new tooling design and development, process improvements, and other innovation-based needs. Anne Barth, TechConnect’s executive […]

February 18, 2015

Uncle Bunk’s Condiments Innovates with Assistance from TechConnect

TechConnect West Virginia’s Innovation Adoption Program (IAP) is helping West Virginia’s small and mid-sized manufacturers gain a competitive advantage in today’s global marketplace. Working in partnership with centers of excellence in the state, the IAP supports a manufacturer’s new product development, product redesign, new tooling design and development, process improvements, and other innovation-based needs. Anne […]

February 18, 2015

Innovation Adoption Program Assists National Church Solutions in Chester, WV

Later this year, National Church Solutions (NCS) in Chester, WV, will celebrate its 100th year of operations. With the help of TechConnect West Virginia’s Innovation Adoption Program (IAP), the company is laying the foundation for its next century of growth. Working in partnership with the state’s nonprofit, R&D-capable institutions, the IAP can provide funding to […]

March 26, 2014

Entrepreneurial Support Programs Provide Investment to Enable Growth of Mighty Tykes™

Product Fills the Gap for Early Intervention Market Innovators can come from all walks of life, and West Virginia’s newest innovator calls herself a  “momtrepreneur.” Berkeley Springs, West Virginia resident Isabella Yosuico has developed an invention that will aid kids aged six months to three-years old. Designed with input from physical and occupational therapists, Mighty Tykes™ […]

October 31, 2013

MarTek Limited

MarTek Limited, headquartered in Big Chimney, West Virginia, designs and manufactures a unique line of patented electrical safety equipment sold throughout the United States and Canada and beyond.  Marketed under the trademarked name of “Chicken Switch,” the portable, remote-controlled equipment protects individuals from hazardous electrical arc flashes during high voltage circuit breaker switching activities. Founded […]

July 10, 2013
walhonde tools

Walhonde Tools

 Walhonde Tools, Inc. is a West Virginia company that credits manufacturing assistance from TechConnect West Virginia’s Startup WV Manufacturing program as being instrumental in successes that are helping ensure the company’s growth and expansion. The Kanawha county company designs, develops, manufactures and markets 10 different-sized patented precision tube and pipe fitting tools for the power, […]

February 25, 2013

Carbon Fiber Composites

Carbon Fiber Composites of Ona, West Virginia, was able to use the state-of-the-art equipment at the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) to accelerate growth through TechConnectWV’s StartUp West Virginia Manufacturing program. Hear owner Brian Alley talk about how the program has allowed him to realize his dreams in this broadcast on […]

February 25, 2013

Wallace Metal Works

TechConnectWV’s StartUp West Virginia Manufacturing program has allowed Wallace Metal Works of Charleston to increase production speed, expand their market, and improve sales.  Read about the success of this firm here. Also, Wallace Metal Works and RCBI are profiled in this Charleston Daily Mail feature story. Startup buy generic cialis West Virginia Manufacturing is a program funded […]

May 3, 2012

Aither Chemicals, LLC

Aither Chemicals, LLC – formed as a spin-off from MATRIC to commercialize a patent pending integrated process for creating ethylene-derived, value-added chemical products using a single efficient, integrated system. Aither’s process is designed to work on a smaller scale with less start-up costs than traditional steam cracker plants. In August 2011 the WV Jobs Investment […]