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WV Good Jobs Conference

November 7 - November 8

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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.


Concord University Small Business Incubator

Nick Rahall Technology Center Athens, WV 24712-1000 (304) 384-5988 fax (304) 384-7955

CONTACT: Stephen Rowe rowe@concord.edu

WV Hive Network-WVU LaunchLab

Business startup services, office and meeting space for startup teams, networking lounge, classroom space.

282 Minnesota Avenue Beckley, WV 25801 304-929-1239 304-767-8127


CONTACT: jcarlucci@nrgrda.org

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 bmutter@cartinc.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 gjames@bluefieldstate.edu

Upshur County Business Development Center

PO Box 2377 30 East Main Street Buckhannon, WV 26201 (304) 472-1757


CONTACT: Rob Hinton rob@upshurda.com

Charleston Area Alliance Small Business Incubator

1116 Smith Street Charleston, WV 25301 (304) 340-4253


CONTACT: Roger Young, Real Estate & Facilities Director ryoung@charlestonareaalliance.org

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 dusta@gaddyengineering.com

West Virginia Wood Technology Center

Training and support services for individuals and businesses.

10 Eleventh Street Elkins, WV 26241 (304) 637-7500


CONTACT: Robert L. Morris Jr., AICP, Executive Director robbie@rcdawv.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 info@wvhtf.org

The Excelerator

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 dlieving@hadco.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 carico@marshall.edu

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 jcope@rcbi.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 bshaw@rcbi.org

Unlimited Future

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 ufi@unlimitedfuture.org

Boone County Business Development Center

Equipped space to start your business.

Suite 101 – One Avenue C Building Madison, WV 25130 (304) 369-9118


CONTACT: Kris Mitchell, Executive Director

WVU LaunchLab

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 cwhite17@mail.wvu.edu

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 richard.giersch@mail.wvu.edu

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, jkump@shepherd.edu

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 kevindig@suddenlink.net

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 tina.metzer@easternwv.edu


West Virginia Regional Technology Park

1740 Union Carbide Drive, Suite 4203 South Charleston, WV 25303-2732 304.444.2918

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