Turning Innovation Into Enterprise

Innovation Center

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Innovation Sectors

Sectors

In partnership with the Battelle Technology Partnership Practice, TechConnectWV published the West Virginia Blueprint for Technology-Based Economic Development, which identified the state’s four areas of technology strength and laid out strategies for growing jobs in each one. Those four platforms include advanced energy, chemicals and advanced materials, biometrics, and biotechnology. These represent the areas where […]

WV Innovation Economy Map

WV Innovation Clusters

Our innovation ecosystem is always growing, so this list will be updated regularly. read more ››

Success Stories

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 […]

Programs

Programs

  With funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration and the State of West Virginia, TechConnect West Virginia launched the ScaleUp West Virginia Program in October 2015.  The program will accelerate the commercialization of new products and technologies, leading to the creation and expansion of small businesses and jobs.  It will also foster advanced manufacturing and support […]