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February 25, 2014

Chemical Alliance Zone awards three business grants

Article in The Charleston Gazette, Feb. 18, 2014   Water treatment tech company gets $20,000 By Caitlin Cook CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Chemical Alliance Zone has awarded three grants totaling more than $53,000, including one for a portable water filtration pilot unit. The grants were award to Liberty Hydro, Vandalia Research and Keen Process Technologies through the […]

February 25, 2014

Chemical group awards three grants

Article in the Charleston Daily Mail, February 18, 2014 by Jared Hunt, Daily Mail Business Editor The Chemical Alliance Zone’s Chemicals and Materials Commercialization Fund has awarded grants totaling more than $53,000 to three West Virginia-based companies. The grants are designed to help the companies bring new technologies and products to market. Funds are provided through […]

February 18, 2014

Grants will support commercialization efforts of West Virginia startups and entrepreneurs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 18, 2014 Contact:  Kevin DiGregorio, Executive Director, Chemical Alliance Zone, Commercialization Fund to Assist 3 Companies SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Chemical Alliance Zone’s Chemicals and Materials (CAM) Commercialization Fund has awarded grants to three West Virginia-based companies to help bring new technologies to market. Liberty Hydro Inc. was awarded […]

February 14, 2014

House of Delegates Listening Tour on Small Business Kicks Off in Clarksburg

The House of Delegates kicked off its 10-city listening tour to advance small business and entrepreneurship across the State last evening in Clarksburg.  An overflow crowd packed the Caperton Center to talk about solutions and celebrate successes in the region. House Speaker Tim Miley was joined by fellow Delegates who serve on the newly formed […]

February 4, 2014

10 Trends Shaping West Virginia’s Tech Future

Column in the Charleston Gazette-Mail, January 5, 2014 by Anne Barth, Executive Director of TechConnectWV As we start a new year, it is a good time to reflect on the progress that has been made and where our opportunities may lie in the future.  On behalf of TechConnect West Virginia and all our partners, I […]

January 20, 2014

Grant awarded to local partnership to develop hydroponic education approach to Appalachia food needs

For Immediate Release 1/15/2014 Contact:  Jack Carpenter (304) 234 6630   WJU Appalachian Institute teams with Wheeling’s PLANTS LLC A partnership between a new Wheeling company and Wheeling Jesuit University’s Appalachian Institute focused on using hydroponics education to answer food needs of the Appalachian region has received a boost in the form of a […]

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 […]

December 18, 2013

TechConnect West Virginia Program Helping State’s Manufacturers

South Charleston, WV – TechConnect West Virginia, a statewide economic development organization, is working to help West Virginia’s manufacturing sector grow through its Innovation Adoption Program. The newest participant in the program is Morgantown-based FCX Systems, Inc., which will partner with the West Virginia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WVMEP) to develop equipment to serve Boeing’s new […]

October 31, 2013

Marshall alumna named 2013 Outstanding Woman in Technology at ‘Spirit of Innovation’ awards

Article from Huntington, October 28, 2013 HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Two-time Marshall University graduate Dr. Stephanie A. Skolik was recognized as one of West Virginia’s top innovators last week at the TechConnectWV “Spirit of Innovation” awards banquet.  An ophthalmologist and president and CEO of the Huntington Retina Center, Skolik was honored with the 2013 Outstanding Woman […]

July 26, 2013

INNOVA, WVJIT Featured In WV Edge magazine

Guy Peduto with the INNOVA Commercialization Group and the West Virginia Jobs Investment Trust are featured in the latest edition (page 48) of the WV Department of Commerce’s WV Edge magazine. Read how INNOVA’s work is helping entrepreneurs achieve commercial success here.Preview