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W.Va. inventors to meet Oct. 11 in Morgantown

Inventors from across the Mountain State will gather Oct. 11 on the Morgantown campus of West Virginia University (WVU) for the next meeting of the minds. The fall gathering of the West Virginia Inventors Society (WVIS) will provide a forum for inventors at all stages...

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Pursuing federal contracts just got easier

Small businesses across the United States reaped a record $154.2 billion in federal contracts in fiscal 2021. That’s a lot of moolah for Main Street. Of that amount, $237,957,568 flowed directly to West Virginia small businesses. Sounds like a hefty sum – and it is –...

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RCBI to award drones to student teams

To engage more students in the STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is once again offering free drone kits to groups that agree to form aerial robotics teams and compete in West Virginia competitions. Middle and...

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