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WVU embraces ideas

Demo Day

APRIL 19, 2018 

The WVU Idea Hub is pleased to invite you to WVU’s inaugural Demo Day. Discover the power of how innovation, design and entrepreneurship are applied campus-wide at WVU as students, faculty and staff showcase their innovative ideas, leading edge inventions and unique business ventures.
Join us at the Student and Faculty Demo Day Expo from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. on the 5th floor of Evansdale Crossing to cast votes for your favorite innovators. 
Events are scheduled across campus all day. See the complete Schedule of Events and locations below.

Schedule of Events

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM     Core Arboretum Master Plan Exhibit Evansdale Crossing - 5th Floor Lobby
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM   Interactive Hospitality Displays Evansdale Crossing - 3rd Floor HIT Lab
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM   Video Game Pitch Competition Evansdale Crossing - LaunchLab RM 413
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Downtown Library - Practice RM 1036
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM WVU Innovation Station Prototyping Shop Open House Engineering Sciences Building - RM G85
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM     College of Creative Arts Innovation Exhibits Creative Arts Center - Lobby
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM   Student & Faculty Demo Day Expo and Awards Evansdale Crossing - Panini Pete's 5th Floor
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM   Interior Design & Fashion Design Exhibits Evansdale Crossing - Media Innovation Center 4th Floor
Please click on each Showcase name to see details of the event.


What is it?

WVU’s Demo Day is an opportunity for students, faculty and staff from across WVU’s IDEA Ecosystem to demonstrate their work in innovation, entrepreneurship and design. Unlike traditional demo days the primary goal is NOT to seek investors, but as a showcase of innovation on campus.

When is it?

The WVU IDEA Hub will host the University’s inaugural Demo Day on April 19. See the Schedule of Events for more information.

Why are we doing this?

To showcase the significant work in innovation, design and entrepreneurship that is happening across the WVU campus and to encourage others to participate.

Who can I speak with if I have questions?

Please direct all questions to Sonja Kelley at 304-293-9391 or