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September 25, 2020

Dr. Nicole Pride, President of WV State University, to Keynote Virtual Women & Technology Conference October 19

September 23, 2020 Charleston, W.Va. – Dr. Nicole Pride, the President of West Virginia State University, will offer keynote remarks at the 2020 Women & Technology Conference.  The event, which aims to address the under-representation of women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math, will be held virtually on October 19, 2020. “We’re […]

September 25, 2020

U.S. SBA Awards TechConnect West Virginia $125,000 FAST Grant

September 23, 2020 Charleston, W.Va. – – TechConnect West Virginia, in partnership with the West Virginia Small Business Development Center, has been awarded a Federal and State Technology Partnership Program (FAST) grant by the U.S. Small Business Administration in the amount of $125,000 to help West Virginia research and development (R&D)-focused small businesses apply for […]

January 8, 2020

TechConnectWV Hosting SBIR-STTR Bootcamps Across West Virginia in 2020

NEWS RELEASE January 8, 2020 TechConnectWV Hosting SBIR-STTR Bootcamps Across West Virginia in 2020 Charleston, W.Va. – TechConnect West Virginia, in partnership with the West Virginia Small Business Development Center, is hosting a series of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)  bootcamps in the state in 2020 as part of […]

September 10, 2019

U.S. SBA Awards TechConnect West Virginia $125,000 FAST Grant

NEWS RELEASE September 9, 2019 Charleston, W.Va. – – TechConnect West Virginia, in partnership with the West Virginia Small Business Development Center, has been awarded a Federal and State Technology Partnership Program (FAST) grant by the U.S. Small Business Administration in the amount of $125,000 to help West Virginia research and development (R&D)-focused small businesses […]

January 28, 2019

TechConnect Announces WV Cybersecurity Workforce Strategic Initiative

MEDIA ADVISORY January 15, 2019 Fairmont, W.Va. – With the goals of developing a more robust cybersecurity workforce, capitalizing on emerging tech employment opportunities and enhancing economic diversification, TechConnect West Virginia released the West Virginia Cybersecurity Workforce Strategic Initiative on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the West Virginia High Technology Foundation in Fairmont. To view the […]

November 21, 2018

October 29, 2018 Contact:  Anne Barth, (304) 444-2918 Global Tech Giants, Local/Regional Experts to Convene For WV Coding & Cyber Summit Nov. 15th in Charleston CHARLESTON, W.VA. – Featuring presenters from global technology giants like Intuit, IBM, McAfee, and Northrop Grumman, along with cyber experts from the FBI, U.S. Department of Energy, the Center for […]

October 17, 2018

Northrop Grumman Executive to Deliver Remarks During WV Coding & Cyber Summit Nov. 15th in Charleston

NEWS RELEASE October 16, 2018 Contact:  Anne Barth, (304) 444-2918  Cybersecurity Execs, Leaders Will Provide Presentations CHARLESTON, W.VA. – With the goal of accelerating efforts to make software coding and cyber skills training widely available across West Virginia, TechConnect West Virginia will host the 2018 Coding & Cyber Summit from 9am-4pm on November 15th at […]

September 24, 2018

Associate State Superintendent of WV Schools Kathy D’Antoni, Progressive Industries, Greenbrier Technical Services Honored With Spirit of Innovation Awards

NEWS RELEASE September 17, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.VA. – With the goal of recognizing leadership in innovation and technology-based business development in West Virginia, TechConnect West Virginia presented its Spirit of Innovation Awards on September 10, 2018 to Associate State Superintendent of West Virginia Schools Kathy D’Antoni, Progressive Industries and Greenbrier Technical Services, during a special […]

June 28, 2018

TechConnect, WV Hive Announce Partnership to Conduct Business Pitch Competitions in Southern WV

NEWS RELEASE June 25, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.VA. – With the goal of advancing entrepreneurship and spurring job creation, TechConnect West Virginia and the West Virginia Hive’s Common Grounds Project have partnered to conduct five business pitch competitions across twelve southern West Virginia counties. “TechConnect and its member organizations are excited to support the Hive’s business […]

June 28, 2018

TechTechConnect West Virginia Announces New Officers, Board Members

NEWS RELEASE June 26, 2018 Charleston, W.Va. – TechConnect West Virginia, a non-profit organization working to advance innovation-based economic development and growth in West Virginia, recently announced its new slate of officers and new members to the group’s Board of Directors for the 2018-2019 term. They include: Chair of the Board: Michele O’Connor, Investment Manager, […]