APPLIED INNOVATION CENTER
Whether the idea is 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.
WVU Launchlab and MakerLab staff are available to clients remotely and will be available on campus by appointment only, please email us at Launchlab@mail.wvu.edu for appointments or more information.
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
WVU LaunchLab would like to welcome you back and here are a few events coming up for the Fall 2020 semester please click on the link for registration, dates & times. For further questions please contact us @ Launchlab@mail.wvu.edu
Manufacturing Day Pitch Competition: If you have an idea or product that can be manufactured, apply today for the Manufacturing Day Pitch Competition. Over $1000 dollars and life changing mentorship will be awarded. Apply now!
ZinnStarter Pitch Competition: ZinnStarter pitch competition is an opportunity for college students in the State of West Virginia to pitch their innovative ideas to a panel of judges to win cash prizes. Students should use this opportunity to practice their pitching skills for the WV State Business Plan Competition. Applications Open Oct 1- 16. Event will be held virtually via zoom on October 28th, 2020. 5 min pitch 5 min Q&A
Prizes 1st 2500, 2nd 1500, 3rd 1000 (Open to Any WV Students)
BPC: The West
Virginia Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition offers college students
around the state the unique opportunity to make their business idea come to
life. Participants come from many different disciplines and backgrounds, and
the competition is open to all full-time higher education students from any
major in the state of West Virginia. Please find attached the official rules
and regulations for this year’s competition. (Registration Open Until 11/13/2020)
Intellectual Property Workshops: Curious about Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, & Trade Secrets. Join us for an overview of intellectual property starting on 9/14/2020 at 6pm. Please check the link for the following workshops as well.
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.
WVU entrepreneurs selected to participate in National Science Foundation I-Corps training
WVU LaunchLab Network hosts third annual March Idea 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.
- Sep30 All Day Apply to 3rd Annual Manufacturing Day Pitch Competition
- Oct16 All Day WVU Impact Challenge Weekend
LaunchLab MorgantownLocation and Hours:
Evansdale Crossing | WVU
Morgantown, WV 26506
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.