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June 23, 2016

Manufacturing industry works to diversify West Virginia workforce

Brittany Murray, Staff Writer, Clarksburg Exponent-Telegram June 19, 2016 CLARKSBURG — Today’s workforce has to keep pace with new technology and methods in the manufacturing sector. Dealing in the areas of advanced energy, chemicals and advanced materials, biosciences and biometrics, Anne Barth, executive director of TechConnect in Charleston, said today’s manufacturing industry is not the […]

May 20, 2014

TechConnect helping WV firms achieve success

Four West Virginia firms were singled out by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin as part of National Small Business Week, and TechConnect is proud to have assisted all of them. Some have also been supported by RCBI, the WV Small Business Development Center, the INNOVA Commercialization Group, and other members of TechConnect.  Both RockyBrook Sinkers and […]

March 26, 2014

Entrepreneurial Support Programs Provide Investment to Enable Growth of Mighty Tykes™

Product Fills the Gap for Early Intervention Market Innovators can come from all walks of life, and West Virginia’s newest innovator calls herself a  “momtrepreneur.” Berkeley Springs, West Virginia resident Isabella Yosuico has developed an invention that will aid kids aged six months to three-years old. Designed with input from physical and occupational therapists, Mighty Tykes™ […]

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 12, 2013

The WV Capital Access Program: A Model Funding Program to Grow and Retain Jobs

Column in the Charleston Daily Mail, December 12, 2013 By Anne Barth, Executive Director, TechConnectWV In West Virginia, and indeed much of the “flyover’ part of the country, the lack of access to risk and investment capital poses a major hurdle for inventors, entrepreneurs and small businesses, and TechConnect sees it every day.  Much of […]

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

July 12, 2012

TechConnectWV Recognized by National Chamber Foundation

     TechConnectWV’s efforts to align existing resources and leverage assets are paying off, and are also being recognized!  A June 11, 2012 post (listed below) from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s National Chamber Foundation recognizes TechConnectWV, along with INNOVA and MATRIC, for assisting in the growth of the state’s STEM workforce. U.S. Chamber – Enterprising […]