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Build - Test - Refine - Build Again

Let's build together

The 'Innovate' stage is all about refining your idea and moving forward. Did you know WVU has several printing and prototyping labs available to help you turn your idea into a product? We also have coaching and resources available to help you keep your idea moving in the right direction. Check out the Mountaineer Innovation Ecosystem resources below and learn more about how they can help you get from Innovate to Create. 

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NSF I-Corps National

If you have already completed the regional NSF I-Corps course, you should consider applying to the national program which provides a $50,000 stipend for you and your team. Get connected to nationally recognized business coaches and expand your network of potential customers.

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Lane innovation hub

Enabling inventors and entrepreneurs to take their dreams from ideation to creation. The Lane Innovation Hub provides the tools and expertise to prototype, build, and deliver new products.

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Launchlab Maker Space

A prototyping space for innovators who need a 3D model of their innovation. Clients can work with engineering partners to design, build, and test their inventions. Click here to learn more and get connected.