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Press Release – Gov. Justice attends groundbreaking ceremony for expansion of I-79 Technology Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 24, 2019 CONTACT: Jordan Damron, jordan.l.damron@wv.gov Gov. Justice attends groundbreaking ceremony for expansion of I-79 Technology Park Click here to watch video FAIRMONT, WV – Gov. Jim Justice joined members of the High Technology Foundation and the Marion County Commission at the I-79 Technology Park in Fairmont today to take […]
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WVHTC to use $837k grant to help growing entrepreneurs

by John Mark Shaver FAIRMONT post EDITOR October 13, 2019 FAIRMONT — The West Virginia High Technology Consortium received more than $837,000 last week through the Appalachian Regional Commission’s Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization Grant Program, and it plans to use the money to help local entrepreneurs. Jim Estep, the consortium’s president […]
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WVHTCF receives six-figure federal grant

John Mark Shaver Oct 8, 2019   FAIRMONT — Nearly $8 million will be granted to a variety of West Virginia organizations, including the West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation in Marion County, Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W. Va., announced Tuesday. In all, 10 West Virginia organizations will receive a total […]
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WV tech leaders to push for more growth in cybersecurity industry

by John Mark Shaver FAIRMONT post EDITOR FAIRMONT — After holding a successful meeting discussing the growth potential of cybersecurity in the Mountain State last month, West Virginia’s technology leaders are planning ways to increase exposure of cyber career fields to the state’s students and young professionals. The meeting, held by TechConnect WV, spurred the […]
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TechConnect WV details state’s cybersecurity dynamics

by Conor Griffith BUSINESS EDITOR FAIRMONT — Several of the Mountain State’s various strides and ongoing aspirations to enhance cybersecurity’s job-creating potential were detailed Wednesday morning at a working group meeting of TechConnect West Virginia. Gathering at the Robert H. Mollohan Building of the I-79 Technology Park, the working group consisted of representatives from state […]
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Phase III of I-79 Technology Park is long overdue

If patience is a virtue, then Jim Estep may be the most virtuous man around. President and CEO of the High Technology Foundation, which has spearheaded technology development in North Central West Virginia for more than 20 years, Estep has waited patiently to be able to expand the foundation’s showpiece, the I-79 Technology Park. Like […]
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