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Located at WVU Tech, the Beckley LaunchLab offers hands-on idea development support, education, mentorship, resources and connections to help advance innovative entrepreneurs. To start, fill out our intake form.

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Who We Are

WVU’s LaunchLab is here to help students, faculty and staff develop and grow their own business ideas in entrepreneurship and innovation.

About LaunchLab

Meet With Us

If you have an idea for a new company or product, turn it into a reality at the LaunchLab! For details on filling out the Intake form view our FAQs page.  

Intake Form

Meet the Team

Our Team believes that entrepreneurship and innovation are the keys to economic prosperity for our students, the region and the state, and we’re ready to unlock your potential.

 Meet the Team


The current director of the Beckley LaunchLab is Diana Woods. Please email her directly for more information!

Email Diana Woods

Featured News

Nima's AR Tech Example

Tech student aims to turn distracting phones into valuable teaching tools

In the spring, Nima came up with an idea for an app to use as an educational tool. He took his idea to the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium, who awarded him a grant to purse developing the app. 

For now, he's calling the app "Project AR," and it’s designed to allow students to experience augmented reality as a component of their day-to-day coursework. 

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This was the second annual demo day expo!

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

At West Virginia University, 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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These are the winners of the I heart idea hub pitch challenge.

Secretary Warner announces results of WV Business Registration Survey

Charleston, W.Va. – Secretary of State Mac Warner is pleased to announce the results of a survey completed by new customers who recently registered their business with the Office’s Business & Licensing Division. 

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WVU LaunchLab at Beckley hosts the idea pitch competition.

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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Innovation building

LaunchLab Beckley Location and Hours:

Innovation Building  |   WVU Tech

109 Innovation Center 
Beckley, WV 
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.


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