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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.  

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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 LaunchLab Network hosts third annual March Idea Challenge

The West Virginia University's LaunchLab Network hosted the third annual March Idea Challenge Wednesday (March 27), lauding Statler College students James Carnes, Kyle Gillis and Alan Brockman for pitching their company, ICONIC EDU, as the winning team after four contested rounds of competition. 
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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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The WVU LaunchLab at Beckley hosted a pitch competition.

LaunchLab client competes in innovation competition at Marshall University

Sam Bearinger represented WVU in the WV Innovation and Business Model Competition (WVIBMC) last week held on the campus of Marshall University.  Bearinger and his company, Bear UAS, a drone service company, competed against nine other teams from four other universities across the state.  He was awarded $500 for further development of his concept.

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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.

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