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April 1, 2024

Last Chance to Register for the 2024 VTCRC Women’s Entrepreneurship Conference!

Join us for an extraordinary event hosted by the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center on Friday, April 5th. Get ready to ignite your entrepreneurial spirit, connect with fellow trailblazers, and embark on a journey of empowerment and success.

Date: Friday, April 5, 2024
Time: Doors open at 11:30 AM, ends at 5:00 PM
Location: Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, Training and Event Center, 1691 Innovation Drive, Blacksburg, VA

Register HERE
Emisshield minimizes coking in HPI & CPI Applications. 

As a pervasive problem throughout the hydrocarbon and chemical processing industries, coking reduces production efficiency by driving facility shutdowns.

Learn more HERE

The California Energy Commission has awarded BorgWarner Inc., alongside Fermata Energy and The Lion Electric Company, a $3 million grant for a transformative Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) initiative. 

Learn more HERE

Intuitive Surgical will roll out the next generation of its market-leading da Vinci surgical robot in a limited launch that will extend into 2025.

Learn more HERE


Whether you’re a seasoned professional, an aspiring entrepreneur, or a curious mind eager to explore the frontiers of innovation, Game Changer Week has something for everyone. Stay tuned for details! Interesting in hosting an event? Complete this form
Join us for an interactive lunch and learn where we’ll delve into the pivotal role hydrogen plays in decarbonization efforts. The event which will be held in Newport News, will be streamed for those who wish to watch in Blacksburg! Lunch will be provided in both locations. 

Learn more HERE

Join us for an interactive and informative workshop that promises to be a valuable experience for anyone interested in technology, innovation, and economic development.

Learn more HERE


VTCRC & RBTC are joining forces to bring you a happy hour event. This collaboration fosters unity within the local tech ecosystem and provides a platform for exchanging ideas, forging partnerships, and exploring potential collaborations. RBTC will provide light appetizers and beverages. 

TechNite is May 8th at The Hotel Roanoke!  Please visit the RBTC website to nominate people, projects, and companies (small and large) driving the innovation in our region by April 5th! Award recipients will be announced on the evening of TechNite.

Learn more HERE
ChangeMakerZ is an incentivized professional development program for early-career biotechnology and technology professionals and is set to begin June 2024. The application deadline is April 15, 2024. Interested candidates can apply now. Learn more HERE!
Join the VTCRC Tenant Group on LinkedIn! This space is designed as a hub for meaningful connections, knowledge exchange, and collaborative opportunities within the VTCRC ecosystem.

COgro offers flexible workspace solutions for professionals seeking an energizing environment. COgro provides a unique blend of shared workspaces, private offices, shared labs, and meeting rooms, catering to the diverse needs of businesses and individuals alike. Learn more about coworking HERE. Learn more about labs HERE.


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Rotary Club Meeting
April 2, 2024

Community/Free Oncology Chair Movement 
April 3, 2024

VTCRC Women’s Entrepreneurship Conference
April 5, 2024

3.2-Mile Run in Remembrance 
April 13, 2024

Boost Workshop in Newport News, VA
April 25, 2024
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