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Jan. 27, 2016–Innovation & Entrepreneurship Day at the State Capitol

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Jan. 27, 2016–Innovation & Entrepreneurship Day at the State Capitol

Participants with Governor Earl Ray Tomblin The 2016 Innovation & Entrepreneurship Day at the Capitol, hosted by TechConnect West Virginia and TransTech Energy Business Development on January 27, showcased highlights of the State’s innovation economy. From exhibits of “Google Cardboard” featuring virtual reality, to Azimuth’s sophisticated technology that supports our military, to fittings manufactured by Walhonde […]

TechConnect West Virginia 2015 “Spirit of Innovation Awards”

November 16, 2015

TechConnect’s Spirit of Innovation Awards, designed to celebrate success and showcase innovation in the State of West Virginia, were presented November 16, 2015 at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston.  West Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Tim Armstead delivered keynote remarks. “This was an opportunity to celebrate the individuals and organizations who are leaders […]

2015 SBIR Road Tour in Fairmont

May 14, 2015

On May 14, the SBIR Road Tour will be in Fairmont to help West Virginia entrepreneurs and small businesses explore technology funding opportunities provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. The highly competitive SBIR program encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research and Research and Development […]

2015 West Virginia Bioscience Summit

April 21, 2015

Join representatives of West Virginia’s life science industries April 21-22 at the Waterfront Place Hotel in Morgantown, WV for what promises to be the best West Virginia Bioscience Summit yet! TechConnect is proud to co-sponsor this event, which highlights the industry and the ground breaking research occurring in the state. To register for the event, click here. […]

2015 Innovation & Entrepreneurship Day at the State Capitol

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Day at the State Capitol showcases the groups and companies that are working to advance innovation and entrepreneurship across West Virginia.

Highlights of the 2014 Women & Technology Conference

October 16, 2014

The 2014 Women & Technology took place October 16-17 at Oglebay Resort and Conference Center in Wheeling, WV, and attracted a crowd of nearly 100 for this two-day event.  Those attending the conference learned concrete information on overcoming obstacles to success, being a better leader and building stronger teams.  They also get top tips on […]

2014 Teaming to Win Conference

May 28, 2014

2014 Teaming to Win Conference Register here. Author and management expert Devora Zack will address the 2014 Teaming to Win Conference on May 29 at the WVU Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown.  Ms. Zack, CEO of the consulting group Only Connect Consulting, Inc., is widely recognized as an expert speaker, strategy consultant and executive coach. […]

2014 TransTech Energy Business Development Conference

November 12, 2014

Save the date for the 2014 TransTech Energy Business Development Conference:  November 12-13, 2014, Morgantown, WV

Launch of ChemCeption Incubator at the WV Regional Tech Park, April 1, 2014

April 1, 2014

The Chemical Alliance Zone (CAZ), in conjunction with TechConnectWV, will launch the nation’s first business incubator focused solely on commercializing chemistry-based technology at 3 pm on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Building 2000 at the West Virginia Regional Technology Park. The new incubator, named “ChemCeption,” will be an innovation hub for any technology involving chemistry […]

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Day at the State Capitol

January 29, 2014

Innovators and entrepreneurs from around the state filled the rotunda and hallways of the State Capitol on January 29 for “2014 Innovation & Entrepreneurship Day.” Co-sponsored by TechConnect West Virginia and Industries of the Future-WV, the event drew nearly 150 people to Charleston to show support for West Virginia’s innovation economy.  Forty-six exhibitors from a […]