APPLIED INNOVATION CENTER
Whether the idea is a for-profit or non-profit, the LaunchLab offers hands-on idea development support, education, mentorship, resources and connections to help advance innovative entrepreneurs. To start, fill out our intake form.
Let Us Help
WVU’s LaunchLab is here to help students, faculty and staff develop and grow their own business ideas in entrepreneurship and innovation.About LaunchLab
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
Get excited for the spring semester with our upcoming events!
In the spirit of the Valentines Day season the WVU LaunchLab in conjunction with the WVU IDEA Hub, will host the I Heart IDEA Hub Pitch Challenge February 13, 2019. The purpose of this event is to bring together various IDEA Hub partners to compete in a central innovative competition.
The March Idea Challenge will take place on March 28, 2018 @ 5 p.m. This challenge will pin students head-to-head in a bracket style competition.
Attend the 2nd annual Demo Day April 25, 2019! Students, faculty and staff will converge to present their ideas, innovations, and inventions for an opportunity to win funding to further their work.
WVU LaunchLab workshops to support entrepreneurs and innovators across campus
Students, faculty, staff and community members attended the discussions to hear firsthand from innovation experts, investors and entrepreneurs what they need to know to potentially move their ideas and discoveries into market.
Bear Tracks Magazine highlights innovation across WVU Tech’s Campus
WVU’s LaunchLab Network recognized on the global stage
WVU LaunchLab Network hosts competition on early-stage hardware startups
In a groundbreaking new partnership, the WVU LaunchLab Network partnered with AlphaLab Gear to hold a pitch competition for WVU students and alumni. The winner of the competition earned a coveted slot in the semi-final selection round for the AlphaLab Gear Hardware Cup, which boasts a $50,000 grand prize.Read more
- Jan2212:00 PM - 1:00 PMLunch & Learn: Do's and Don'ts of Personal Consulting Agreements
- Jan225:00 PM - 7:00 PMAbsinthe Minded Professor at Mountaineer Tap House
- Feb135:00 PM - 7:00 PMI (HEART) IDEA Hub Pitch Challenge
- Mar285:00 PM - 7:00 PM3rd Annual March Idea Challenge
- Apr25 All Day Demo Day
LaunchLab MorgantownLocation and Hours:
Evansdale Crossing | WVU
Morgantown, WV 26506
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.