November 7 - November 8
The WV Good Jobs Conference brings together entrepreneurs, funders, accelerators, local community leaders and government agencies to trade ideas, recognize leading entrepreneurs, provide mentorship and support to entrepreneurs in Southern WV. Our focus is on bringing everyone to the table to create sustainable economic development throughout Appalachia.
BUSINESS INCUBATORS & ACCELERATORS IN WEST VIRGINIA
Center for Applied Research & Technology, Inc.
Industrial design studio and laboratories for prototype development, technology evaluation, product design and utility patenting support, management and marketing services for inventors and entrepreneurs.
P.O. Box 2182 Bluefield, WV 24701 (304) 327-4220
CONTACT: Bruce Mutter email@example.com
Bluefield Commercialization Station
Industrial space for manufacturing innovations.
Bluefield Avenue Bluefield, WV 24701 (304) 327-2401 ext. 2405
CONTACT: Jim Spencer
Bluefield State College Research & Development
Incubator Small business incubator providing fax, copier, office furniture, filing cabinets, internet access, computers, guidance and assistance in locating other resources to help new businesses start up.
704 Bland Street Bluefield, WV 24701 (304) 327-4300
BSCRD GrowBusiness CONTACT: Gerald James, Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Charleston Area Alliance Small Business Incubator
1116 Smith Street Charleston, WV 25301 (304) 340-4253
CONTACT: Roger Young, Real Estate & Facilities Director email@example.com
Ort Building Business Incubator
Small business incubator in restored turn of the century building providing furnished spaces with a fax, copier, shared kitchenette, internet, and conference rooms.
Located in the heart of Charleston’s historic Elk City District. 303 W. Washington Street Charleston, WV 25302 (304) 342-0300
CONTACT: Dusta Tanner firstname.lastname@example.org
High Technology Foundation
Low-cost, state-of-the-art office space and essential business support services, adjacent to entrepreneurs, established organizations, government facilities and multinational corporations.
1000 Technology Drive, Suite 1000 Fairmont, WV 26554 (304) 366-2577 (877) 363-5482 toll free
CONTACT: Guy Peduto, Director INNOVA Commercialization Group email@example.com
Business facilities and services, including furnished office spaces, a large conference room, on-site camera monitoring.
Fairmont Community Development Partnership 517 Fairmont Avenue Fairmont, WV 26554 (304) 366-7600
CONTACT: Mike Walker MWalker@fcdp.com
Huntington Industrial Corporation (HIC) Incubator, LLC
Biomedical research lab and office space operated in collaboration with the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University.
916 Fifth Avenue, Suite 400 Huntington, WV 25701 (304) 525-1161
CONTACT: David Lieving, President firstname.lastname@example.org
Marshall University Environmental Management
Incubator Marshall University, CEGAS Assisting regional small businesses in environmental compliance and related issues
1235 6th Avenue Huntington, WV 25755-2585 (304) 696-5456
CONTACT: George Carico, Environmental Manager email@example.com
Marshall University Institute for Interdisciplinary Research
1676 Third Avenue Huntington, WV 25703 (304) 696-3830
Robert C. Byrd Institute For Advanced Flexible Manufacturing
The Maker Vault RCBI’s Huntington makerspace, the Maker Vault, extends RCBI’s support of innovation and entrepreneurship to everyone.
1050 Fourth Avenue Huntington, WV 25701 800.469.RCBI (7224) 304.781.1625 (local) rcbimakervault
CONTACT: Jamie Cope firstname.lastname@example.org
Ten50 Business Accelerator
Ten50 is a Business Accelerator targeting tech based endeavors, supporting earlystage, growth-driven companies through seed funding, office space, software perks, education, mentorship, and ultimately preparing them for outside financing.
1050 Fourth Avenue Huntington, WV 25701 800.469.RCBI (7224) 304.781.1625 (local)
CONTACT: Bryan Shaw email@example.com
Incubator training, coaching, resources, social enterprise development, resources for small businesses
1650 8th Avenue Huntington, WV 25703 (304) 697-3007
CONTACT: Gail Patton, Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Business startup services, office and meeting space for startup teams, networking lounge, classroom space.
Suite 413 Evansdale Crossing P.O. Box 6900 Morgantown, WV 26506 (304) 293-9391
CONTACT: Dr. Carrie White, Director email@example.com
Health Sciences Innovation Center
Biotechnology wet lab innovation incubator, idea development, IP protection, commercialization services.
8 Medical Center Drive P.O. Box 9115 Morgantown, WV 26506 (304) 293-5116
CONTACT: Richard Giersch firstname.lastname@example.org
Shepherd University Center for Regional Innovation (CRI)
Under the Shepherd Entrepreneurship and Research Corporation (a 501 c3 organization), the CRI will offer office space, collaboration space and amenities to support internships, research partnerships and case-study sessions with regional industry partners.
301 North King Street Shepherdstown, WV 25443 (304) 876-5358
CONTACT: Jessica Kump, email@example.com
ChemCeption (Chemistry-Based Incubator and Accelerator) Initiative of Chemical Alliance Zone
The nation’s only incubator-accelerator focused solely on commercializing chemistry-based technologies, including traditional and green chemistry, biotechnology, advanced materials and more. Provides a combination of rare expertise and uncommon facilities.
1740 Union Carbide Drive WV Regional Technology Park South Charleston, WV 25303 (304) 720-1023
CONTACT: Kevin DiGregorio firstname.lastname@example.org
Eastern WV Community and Technical College New Biz Launchpad
Entrepreneur-in-residence, mentoring and co-working areas, coaching, meeting and conference room spaces for training, lectures and other purposes.
135 West Main Street Wardensville, WV 26851 304-897-2007
CONTACT: Tina Metzer email@example.com