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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.  

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

2019 demo day competition

WVU IDEA Hub celebrates 2019 Demo Day winners

While thousands of West Virginia University students, faculty and staff from nearly all colleges, as well as both regional affiliates, participated in the second annual Demo Day on April 25, many also entered into competitions for cash prizes, classroom projects and, of course, bragging rights.

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WVU’s second annual Demo Day is an example of the University-wide commitment to cultivating a robust and dynamic culture of innovation, entrepreneurship and design.

WVU celebrates explosion of innovation and entrepreneurship at second annual Demo Day

Students, faculty and staff are charged with pursuing world-changing discoveries, innovative solutions to the most pressing challenges, academic engagement and excellence, and they are responding to the call.

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Demo day exhibit with virtual glasses

WVU holds second annual Demo Day

WVU students, faculty, and staff took part in pitch competitions, expos on social issues, and fashion and design displays, to name a few. 

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pitch contest in Beckley

WVU entrepreneurs selected to participate in National Science Foundation I-Corps training

Two West Virginia University entrepreneurs have been selected to attend the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) training program beginning May 5 in Nashville, Tenn. 

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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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