Tag - innovation

U.S. PTO and WVU Resources for Inventors, Innovators & Entrepreneurs

The “BEST in West Virginia” program, presented by TechConnect West Virginia and the West Virginia Small Business Development Center is celebrating World IP day by partnering with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office to present a series of seminars in April and May on intellectual property. The USPTO has a...

West Virginia Regional Technology Park: A place for Innovation, Science and Technology in the Kanawha Valley

The West Virginia Regional Technology Park (WVRTP) in South Charleston is anchored by unique facilities ideal for transforming an abstract idea into a completed, market-ready product with existing office space and laboratories, new concepts, technologies or systems that can be created and refined at the park. The Tech Park...

Bridging Innovation Week

This series of events will bring together various meetings and competitions from across the state that are promoting and fostering entrepreneurship in West Virginia.  These efforts will range from supporting elementary to college students and community members in their pursuit of becoming entrepreneurs to creating more opportunities in West...

Farm Business Management – Managing Production Risk

Join Eastern Ag Innovation partnered with WVU Extension on January 11th, 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. for Managing Production Risk Certification training. In this training we will discuss enterprise feasibility analysis, market driven production, and management.

3 Steps to StartUp Venture Fair

Entrepreneurs across West Virginia and the region are encouraged to attend the virtual 3 Steps to StartUp Venture Fair, taking place from 9:00am-noon on Tuesday, November 16. This event builds on the content and lessons communicated during the 3 Steps to StartUp Venture Fair held earlier this year (March 2021). The...

Four Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Business

A couple of months ago, I was telling someone that my job is to help people start businesses and she responded, “So basically you make dreams come true!” For some people, that is the case! Either the business itself is the dream or the business provides the means to help...

Intro to Design Thinking Course

The Marshall University Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation (iCenter), part of the Lewis College of Business, is offering a 3.5-hour course on design thinking on Friday, October 22 from 8:30 am - noon. Please join instructors Dr. Ben Eng and Tricia Ball to learn this game-changing customer-centric approach...

Unleashing Untapped Potential

Fireside Chat with Lee Farabaugh, Co-Founder & President of Core10 Be inspired by Lee's dedication to Huntington and building tomorrow's financial infrastructure while restoring local communities in the United States. Part of Women Entrepreneurship Week 2021, hosted by the Marshall University Lewis College of Business and Center for Entrepreneurship and Business...