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November 28, 2018

2018 WV Coding & Cyber Summit Wrap-Up

More than 200 people joined TechConnectWV and the Intuit Financial Freedom Foundation for the 2018 West Virginia Coding & Cyber Summit, held November 15 in Charleston. Participants learned of existing and projected workforce opportunities in cybersecurity, educational programs underway in the state including K-12, cyber awareness and best practices and more. To see a short […]

April 14, 2015

eTouchSciences   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 […]

September 3, 2014

2014 Women & Technology Conference Featured Speaker: Joyce McConnell, JD, LLM

As the Provost of West Virginia University, Joyce McConnell, JD, LLM, is the chief academic officer responsible for the administration of all academic policies, programs, facilities, and budgetary matters. She is committed to WVU’s land-grant mission of ensuring access to exceptional education, supporting and facilitating innovative research, and serving the needs of the state and […]

September 2, 2014

2014 Women & Technology Conference Breakout Session: Scaling the Wall: Case Studies in Overcoming Obstacles to Success

Is the grass always greener on the other side of the employment fence? The 2014 Women & Technology Conference will feature a panel of outstanding women leaders who will examine and discuss what it takes to learn from failure, overcome obstacles, and achieve success. Learn about best practices and how to avoid costly, and often time-consuming, […]

August 28, 2014

2014 Women & Technology Conference Breakout Session: Making Social Media Successful for You at Work and Play

The 2014 Women & Technology Conference will feature a panel of outstanding women leaders who will share their best practices for making social media work for you, wherever you are.  Tweets, likes, endorsements, mentions, tags. What does it all mean? Listen to this expert panel discuss the ins and outs of social media, and learn how […]

August 28, 2014

2014 Women & Technology Conference Breakout Session: Learn How to Reinvent Your Career

“Dread Monday Morning? Learn How to Reinvent Your Career” during this workshop at the 2014 Women & Technology Conference. This session led by Jocelyn Sheppard, Principal Consultant, Red House Consulting. You’re ready to transition from what you’re doing now into something new that really excites you. So what’s holding you back? Critical skills and expertise? Ability to […]

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, […]

May 29, 2012
Innova Commercialization Group

StartUp West Virginia Venture Program To Further Align Business Assistance, Funding Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

FAIRMONT, W.VA. – TechConnect West Virginia and The INNOVA Commercialization Group today announced the establishment of a new program that will provide business assistance and funding expertise to entrepreneurs in West Virginia. The program, called StartUp West Virginia Venture, will provide commercialization services to six selected small businesses and entrepreneurs. The commercialization services will concentrate […]

May 16, 2012

STaR Symposium Features NSF Director

The Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), Dr. Subra Suresh, addressed participants at the Science, Technology and Research Symposium in April and praised the EPSCoR program as critical to the success of the country, noting that “good ideas come from everywhere.” The NSF’s role is to create knowledge and sustain research, and Dr. Suresh […]