TechConnectWV and RCBI Announce New Program

January 13, 2012

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – To help create new high-tech manufacturing jobs, TechConnectWV and the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) have announced the launch of a new program, “StartUp WV Manufacturing,” made possible by a grant through the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA). The program will help individuals and entrepreneurs turn their ideas for new products or processes into reality,

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RCBI’s Design Works Labs Shape Ideas into 3-D Computer Models

Design Works, the newest service at the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI), is open for business.

RCBI Now on Facebook, YouTube

Information about West Virginia’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center is now available on two leading social networking sites.

RCBI Names Wilson as Bridgeport Manager

November 21, 2011

Bernie Wilson, a member of the staff at the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing since 2006, has been promoted to Site Manager at RCBI’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center in Bridgeport, W.Va.

Nanotechnology Leading Innovation in Health Care and Manufacturing

November 17, 2011

LACIE PIERSON

The Herald-Dispatch

HUNTINGTON -- About a decade or so ago, the concept of nanotechnology was little more than a science fiction idea, but during a seminar at Marshall University's Robert C. Byrd Biotechnology Center, it was apparent that nanotechnology has taken the fast track to becoming science fact.

To Explore World of Nanomedicine

November 14, 2011

HUNTINGTON -- The trillion-dollar potential impact of nanotechnology on healthcare and biomanufacturing will be the subject of a seminar Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. at Marshall University’s Robert C. Byrd Biotechnology Science Center, 1700 Third Avenue (Room 101).

Marshall, RCBI, NASA to Explore Nanotechnology in Huntington

November 12, 2011

Marshall University, the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing and NASA are teaming up to explore the world of nanotechnology.

Marshall to Partner with Concord University and RCBI

November 11, 2011

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Officials from Marshall and Concord universities yesterday joined the deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) and U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall to announce federal funding of $500,000 over five years to establish the West Virginia EDA University Center.

Driving Innovation and Economic Growth in West Virginia and Virginia

November 11, 2011

Guest blog post by Matthew S. Erskine, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development.

Robert C. Byrd Institute Earns Another National Accreditation

November 2, 2011

HUNTINGTON – The Advanced Manufacturing Program at the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) has earned another accreditation from the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS).