Tag - WVU

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...

Strategic Planning Meetings: Expansion of Youth Entrepreneurship Opportunities

West Virginia University is conducting in-person strategic planning meetings across West Virginia as part of an Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) POWER Technical Assistance grant aimed at expanding entrepreneurship opportunities for rural and low-income youth. The project team will host two meetings in the Spring of 2022. Each participant has the...

Strategic Planning Meetings: Expansion of Youth Entrepreneurship Opportunities

West Virginia University is conducting in-person strategic planning meetings across West Virginia as part of an Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) POWER Technical Assistance grant aimed at expanding entrepreneurship opportunities for rural and low-income youth. The project team will host two meetings in the Spring of 2022. Each participant has the...

Trademark Basics with an Overview of Copyright Basics

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. This module will cover...

The Arts and Entrepreneurship

How do you define an Entrepreneur? If you refer back to 18th century France, you might define an entrepreneur as “a maker.” In fact, many believe that the term comes from the phrase “celui qui entreprend” or “one who gets things done”. Others say that entrepreneurs are people who fall...

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...

West Virginia Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Update December 2021

Program Spotlight for December Downtown Appalachia: Revitalizing Recreational Economies (DARRE) Stephanie Tyree, Executive Director, WV Community Development Hub  s.tyree@wvhub.org Ray Moeller, Economic Redevelopment Specialist, WVU Northern Brownfields Assistance Center Raymond.Moeller@mail.wvu.edu  DARRE is a three-year program partnership between the WV Community Development Hub, WV Northern Brownfields Assistance Center, Woodlands Development & Lending, and...

Outdoor Recreation Pitch

The Morris L. Hayhurst Launchlab & ADVENTURE WEST VIRGINIA will be hosting the 2nd annual Outdoor Recreation pitch competition. This competition is an exciting opportunity for innovators to pitch their product or service in the outdoor recreation, adventure, or tourism industries to a panel of professional judges. Applications will...