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The LaunchLab is WVU’s startup resource center that uses applied innovation creating new prototypes and products.

If you have an idea for a new company or product, contact the LaunchLab for help turning it into a reality. We utilize the Business Model Canvas and Lean Startup Methodology. Our  staff and advisors  can help you:
  • Develop the Business Model Canvas
  • Create prototypes
  • Conduct proof of concept
  • Conduct market research
  • Protect intellectual property
  • Utilize technical development expertise within the university
  • Recruit additional team members from the university community and beyond
  • Gain introductions to industry-specific experts and mentors
  • Develop an investor presentation (pitch)
  • Access initial customers
  • How to use the LaunchLab

In addition, the LaunchLab facilities include office and meeting space for start-up teams, as well as a lounge area for networking and a classroom for in-depth instruction and special events.