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Turning Innovation Into Enterprise

Innovation Center

TechConnectWV wants you to get involved with progress in West Virginia. Stayed tuned in and connected with us for all the latest inside information on the innovation economy.


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 […]

West Virginia Cybersecurity Workforce Strategy

Business Incubators & Accelerators in WV

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

Success Stories

ScaleUp WV Success Story: Progressive Industries

West Virginia Manufacturing Extension Partnership Helps Position Two Monongalia County Companies for the Future Progressive Industries’ history dates back to the late 1950s in Monongalia County as an underground mining equipment repair and rebuild shop. It was a great time to be in that line of work; the coal industry was booming in Monongalia County […]


Current Programs

Bridging the Ecosystem in Science & Technology in West Virginia – BEST in WV Are you an innovator, scientist, researcher or entrepreneur? Do you have an idea or invention that can improve our country?  If so, you could receive a portion of the more than $3 billion offered each year by the Federal government through […]

WV Innovation Economy Map

WV Innovation Clusters

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