Accelerate Forward WV

If you are entreprenurial, innovative and interested in taking advantage of manufacturing technology, this opportunity is for you.

Funding from Accelerate Forward WV will allow you to take your idea from concept to reality. Combining your innovation with the design, modeling and manufacturing assistance at RCBI’s Design Works labs, you’ll have the technology you need to jumpstart your idea, turn it into a prototype, and then move it forward.

Funded in part through the U. S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), the initiative is part of the West Virginia EDA University Center partnership among RCBI, Marshall University and Concord University. Accelerate Forward WV is intended to help create and encourage business opportunities, strengthen entrepreneurship and generate and sustain jobs across southern West Virginia, especially in the technology-based manufacturing sector of the economy

The program provides technical assistance — including design and development, rapid prototyping and reverse engineering services — to businesses and individuals in West Virginia.  Accelerate Forward WV is focused on connecting new and existing small businesses with the resources they need to grow and prosper.

Click here to submit your idea and let us determine whether we can help turn it into a commercial opportunity. 

If you have questions, contact Diana Perdue at 800.469.RCBI (7224) or 304.781.1675.