Turning Innovation Into Enterprise

Innovation Center

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Innovation 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 […]

Business Incubators & Accelerators in WV

Download a copy of our list of Business Incubators & Accelerators located in West Virginia read more ››

Success Stories

In One Project, RCBI Moves One Entrepreneur Forward and Creates Opportunity for an Established Manufacturer

Dr. Greg Crews has been a horse owner for more than 15 years. Some of his worst frustrations were created by feed buckets that wouldn’t stay attached to fences and stables. Horses constantly pulling feed buckets from a fence or stable wall presents a messy nuisance and eventually damages the bucket beyond repair. Also, a […]


Current Programs

In partnership with three “centers of excellence” in the state, TechConnect is offering commercialization assistance to entrepreneurs, researchers and small businesses in West Virginia through its new “TechAssist West Virginia” program. The project is intended to integrate, expand, and leverage regional assets to foster technology-based innovation and commercialization, support business expansion and small manufacturer growth, […]

WV Innovation Economy Map

WV Innovation Clusters

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