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July 14, 2021

AIM Higher Consortium, a Program Designed to Strengthen the Defense Supply Chain, Launches Website

The AIM Higher Consortium is a new, wide-ranging program funded by the Department of Defense. The goal of the program is to strengthen the defense supply chain in the Greater Pittsburgh region of Southwestern Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Leaders of the program have launched a website,,  to inform the public about the program, share […]

February 24, 2021

Best In West Virginia Training Opportunities

TechConnect West Virginia and the West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WVSBDC) are partnering on educational outreach and awareness about the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program. Through the “Bridging the Ecosystem in Science & Technology in West Virginia Program” (BEST in WV), TechConnectWV and the WVSBDC offer […]

January 18, 2021

TechConnect WV Seeks Scholarship Applications

For Mary Anne Ketelsen STEM Scholarship Program Application Deadline Extended Until Midnight, March 19, 2021 $22,500 Available to W.Va. Women Preparing for Careers in Oil and Natural Gas Charleston, W.Va. (Jan. 19, 2021) – Anne Barth, executive director of TechConnect West Virginia, announced the creation and initiation of the Mary Anne Ketelsen STEM Scholarship Program to […]

January 29, 2020

Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Builders Conference To Bring Support Organizations Together

A network of entrepreneurship support organizations will bring thinkers and doers from across the state under one roof to build connections and discuss innovative trends in promoting and supporting entrepreneurship in West Virginia. The West Virginia Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Builders Conference will take place Wednesday, April 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Charleston […]

January 23, 2020

TechConnect West Virginia Issues RFP for Program Management; Deadline Extended to Feb. 18, 2020

TechConnect West Virginia is now accepting proposals for Program Management. The deadline for submission has been extended to 5 PM EST on February 18, 2020.  To see the RFP, click here.

July 11, 2018

Students at the Governor’s School for Entrepreneurship Leading the Way

by Anne Barth, Executive Director, TechConnect West Virginia I had the wonderful opportunity earlier this week to address the students attending the Governor’s School for Entrepreneurship on the campus of West Virginia University.  This group of extremely bright and motivated young people is learning all about what it takes to start and launch a business. […]

March 26, 2018

8th Annual WV Bioscience Summit to be Held April 19th in Huntington

As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of eye care products and technologies, Alcon is global leader in life science innovation.  Michelle Dixon, general manager of the company’s Huntington facility – which employs nearly 800 – will deliver the keynote address at the 8th Annual West Virginia Bioscience Summit. The event, conducted by the West […]

February 23, 2018

WV Innovation & Entrepreneurship to be on Display at State Capitol Thursday, March 1

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Day at the State Capitol will take place on Thursday, March 1, 2018. This year’s event will feature more than 50 exhibits representing entrepreneurs and small businesses, as well as the organizations that support them across the state. TechConnect West Virginia and the TransTech Energy Business Development Program are pleased to host […]

November 18, 2016

Green Bank Observatory: World Class Science and Sound Investment

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is considering changes to the operation of the Green Bank Observatory that could jeopardize the future of this iconic scientific installation in Green Bank, West Virginia.  Below is the letter shared by TechConnect with the NSF in support of its continued operation.  Public comments may be sent via email to […]

June 24, 2016

FCX Receives Presidential Award For Export Successes

Morgantown-based FCX Systems, a participant in TechConnect West Virginia’s Innovation Adoption Program (IAP), was awarded the President’s “E” Star Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, DC in mid-May. The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. “FCX […]