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January 2, 2014

Innovation Adoption Program Helps State’s Manufacturers

December 29, 2013 TechConnect program aims to help state’s manufacturers By Jessica Borders Times West Virginian FAIRMONT — TechConnect West Virginia is moving forward in helping the state grow its manufacturing sector. “The Innovation Adoption Program is our effort to help all manufacturers in the state embrace innovation to stay competitive,” said Anne Barth, executive director […]

July 12, 2013

Prize money could help WV industry

Article in the State Journal, July 12, 2013 By Anne Barth, Executive Director, TechConnect West Virginia Did you know that margarine was invented in response to a contest arranged by Napoleon III?  Or that Lindbergh set off on his transatlantic flight in hopes of winning the $25,000 Orteig Prize?  Contests have been used as incentives […]

August 6, 2012

New ‘tech’ economy provides opportunities for those with knowledge, skills

Column in The State Journal, July 18, 2012 By: Anne Barth, TechConnect West Virginia The “New Economy” requires young people and workers to have specific skill sets, particularly in the business sectors that are expected to see continued growth. Some of these industries are ones that TechConnect West Virginia has targeted in our efforts to […]

June 26, 2012

Discussing the Future of Biometrics and Identity Management in West Virginia

More than ninety people attended TechConnectWV’s forum on June 20, “Next Steps in Identity Technologies: Biometrics and Beyond” at the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center in Fairmont.  TechConnectWV sponsored the event in conjunction with CSC and IMTAS to bring together stakeholders in the biometrics and identity management sectors to discuss opportunities for collaboration that could […]

June 26, 2012

West Virginia Described as “Enterprising State”

West Virginia and TechConnectWV, along with INNOVA and MATRIC, are mentioned in a June 11, 2012 post from the National Chamber Foundation of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.  Efforts to align existing resources and leverage assets in West Virginia are paying off, and West Virginia is being recognized as an “enterprising state.”  TechConnect West Virginia […]