TechConnect West Virginia

TechConnect West Virginia is a statewide, nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of science, technology, entrepreneurship and innovation. Our mission is to diversify the state’s economy through technology-based economic development.

About

TechConnect West Virginia is a statewide, nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of science, technology, entrepreneurship and innovation. Our mission is to diversify the state’s economy through technology-based economic development, creating jobs and attracting investment. Our vision is to be a catalyst driving innovation, cultivating entrepreneurship and creating greater prosperity across the state.

 

With broad representation from private industry, the public sector and higher education, TCWV serves as a convener and facilitator to enhance awareness and encourage collaboration to strengthen the state’s innovation ecosystem. Through its network of member organizations, institutions and companies, TCWV works to build R&D and commercialization capacity, a more robust entrepreneurial culture, access to capital, and policies that incentivize innovation-based startup firms. 

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development

Events and Community Building

  • Pitch Events

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization
  • High Tech Development
  • Industrial Technology Research
  • Technology Transfer

Networking and Associations

  • Geographically Based
  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Entrepreneurship Services

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Small Business Policy
  • State Business Issues
  • Women’s Business Issues

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization
  • Technology Transfer

Training

  • Online Courses and Videos
Primary Contact
Rich Giersch
Address
West Virginia Regional Technology Park
1740 Union Carbide Drive, Room 4203
South Charleston, WV 25303