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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 […]

February 2, 2015

Developing An Innovation Mindset in West Virginia

Column in the Charleston Gazette, January 18, 2015 by Anne Barth We hear a lot about the Innovation Economy, but what exactly does this mean? It’s based on the idea that knowledge, entrepreneurship, innovation, technology and collaboration all come together to fuel economic growth.  In the Innovation Economy, research turns money into knowledge, and innovation […]

December 26, 2014

National Foundation Awards Grant for RCBI 3D Printing Camps

For the second year, a national education foundation has rewarded the 3D Printing efforts of the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing. A grant will enable RCBI to offer camps for youngsters across West Virginia. RCBI’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centers in Huntington and Bridgeport will host the camps, open to students in 6th […]

May 23, 2014

RCBI Expands Capabilities With Advanced 3-D Metal Printer

West Virginia’s leadership in the area of 3-D printing took another major step forward recently. The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing announced May 9 that it has a new, leading-edge 3-D metal printer, which is one of the most advanced in the region.  The $750,000 printer is located at the RCBI Advanced […]

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 […]