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CAZ Partners to boost innovation …

Chemical Alliance Zone and ChemCeption team with TechConnectWV and other partners to boost innovation and entrepreneurship in West Virginia.  The program, known as ScaleUp West Virginia, is a two-year suite of programs designed to accelerate the states’ capacity to diversify its economy in a 40-county region of West Virginia.  The $500,000 grant will be matched with $210,000 in local funding, for a total project spend of $710,000.

This is a great article on a partnership project with CAZ, ChemCeption, and TechConnectWV!

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announces funding

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced funding that will spur innovation, entrepreneurship, diversification, and job creation across West Virginia. The Economic Development Administration (EDA) will award $500,000 to TechConnect’s ScaleUp West Virginia initiative to bring together the public and private sectors to diversify and strengthen the regional economy.  The Chemical Alliance Zone is a proud partner in this initiative, with some of the funding provided by EDA to be used for commercialization efforts of entrepreneurs and start-ups in CAZ’s ChemCeption incubator.