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Innovation. Design. Entrepreneurship. Applied.

By showcasing the vast network of resources and opportunities across the University, the IDEA Hub elevates an integrated web of WVU’S entrepreneurs, inventors and innovators who are applying entrepreneurship and innovation to solve problems and embrace change.  

Demo Day 2019

Redefining Entrepreneurship and Innovation: A commitment to solving a problem

Students, Faculty, Staff, Community Members:
Are you committed to solving a problem? What's your idea? Start your journey here!

Success Stories

These are the winners of the WVU I heart idea hub pitch challenge.

WVU’s IDEA Hub Convenes for 'I Heart IDEA Hub Pitch Challenge

The West Virginia University IDEA Hub and LaunchLab Network today co-hosted the first “I Heart IDEA Hub Pitch Challenge” to provide students, faculty, staff and community members who utilize any of the IDEA Hub’s services the opportunity to showcase their innovative ideas and compete for cash prizes to further develop their innovations. 

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The WVU LaunchLab at Beckley hosts the Idea pitch competition.

WVU LaunchLab in Beckley to host 'Idea Pitch Competition'

The WVU LaunchLab – Beckley is hosting an Idea Pitch Competition Thursday, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Innovation Building in Room 101, where three students from Concord University and three from WVU Tech have been selected to conduct a four-minute pitch of a product or service to a panel of judges for a chance to win $5,000 in prize money to help them further develop their idea.
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Sign up for I-Corps training.

Researchers seeking to commercialize their ideas encouraged to sign up for NSF I-Corps training

The Evansdale Innovation Center is partnering with WVU LaunchLab Network to host the next round of the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps training program to help prepare WVU scientists, engineers and students to accelerate their cutting-edge technologies and products into the marketplace.

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The WVU Beckley hosts the idea pitch competition.

WVU LaunchLab in Beckley to host Idea Pitch Competition, Thursday, February 21

The WVU LaunchLab – Beckley is hosting an Idea Pitch Competition.Three students from Concord University and three from WVU Tech have been selected to conduct a four-minute pitch of a product or service to a panel of judges for a chance to win $5,000 in prize money to help them further develop their idea.

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MOVING WEST VIRGINIA FORWARD

The IDEA Hub’s mission to infuse innovation and entrepreneurship across West Virginia University to help catalyze business growth, startups and investment opportunities directly aligns with West Virginia Forward’s efforts to grow the state’s innovation ecosystem.

Learn about West Virginia Forward.  

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