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About Us


Operating since 2014, the internationally recognized West Virginia University LaunchLab Network serves as comprehensive, one-stop innovation and commercialization centers. Located in Morgantown, the LaunchLab Network consists of applied innovation centers providing WVU students with a collaborative working environment to create their new ideas.The LaunchLab Network offers hands-on idea development support, education, mentorship, prototyping facilities, resources and connections to help advance innovative entrepreneurs. Learn more about our Applied Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship (IDEA Hub) ecosystem.

Our Vision
As the Applied Innovation Team, we are dedicated to improving the quality of life in WV through innovation.

Our Mission
The mission of the Applied Innovation team is to inspire a mind set and culture of opportunity recognition, innovation, and entrepreneurship through education, collaboration and support for individual and statewide growth and prosperity.

Our Values
We encourage others to solve problems by designing and applying new solutions.

We assist and support others to see and do things differently in order to discover and adapt innovative solutions.

We provide broad based learning opportunities to promote innovation and prosperity.

We leverage diverse internal and external resources for the benefit of all students, entrepreneurs, and community.

Get to Know the Team

Meet some of the individuals behind the scenes at the WVU Morris L. Hayhurst LaunchLab Morgantown location. Visit our YouTube Channel for more great videos.

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We have launched...

businesses since 2014

Check out our student resources.

Student Resources

Cameron Keefe, a past LaunchLab client

“My experience with the LaunchLab team has affected me monumentally, making me into the confident business owner that I am today.”

— Cameron Keefe, Inventor of the Thermoroller

Get started working toward your dreams, just like Cameron did. Find out more about how the LaunchLab helps students with their entrepreneurial success today by visiting our "Become A Client" page.

Become A Client