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MATRIC to Conduct All WV Brewery Testing

With more than two dozen West Virginia-based craft breweries making a growing economic impact across the state, the Charleston Area Alliance teamed up with MATRIC to help these small businesses operate more efficiently. Working with the West Virginia Craft Brewers Guild, MATRIC will now conduct all of the state breweries’ testing from their headquarters in [...]

MATRIC Appoints Jack Dever Chief Technology Officer

So. Charleston, W.VA, December 3, 2015 – MATRIC (Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center) today announced the appointment of Dr. John P. “Jack” Dever, as executive vice president and chief technology officer. Dever succeeds Parvez Wadia, Sc.D., who has been appointed vice president of strategic initiatives, effective January 1, 2016. Dever, who holds a Ph.D. [...]

MATRIC continues to serve customers during time of WV crisis

The Charleston, W.Va., water contamination issue continues to lead national and international media headlines. As a company based in the greater Charleston area, it's easy to say that last week is one for the West Virginia record books. First, we experience unseasonably and dangerously low temperatures and wind chills, which subsided by mid-week. Then on [...]

Panel to Discuss Future of Manufacturing

Although manufacturing in the United States may not be producing at the same level it once did, various factors are converging and several downturned industries appear poised to resurge. During the 2013 West Virginia Business Summit, panelists will discuss "The Future of Manufacturing in West Virginia," 1:30 p.m., Aug. 28 at The Greenbrier.  The discussion [...]

National Youth Science Campers to Visit MATRIC

The Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center recognizes the critical importance of education and the role learning plays in fostering new discoveries. On June 28, we're excited to be hosting over 100 National Youth Science Campers. Some of the nation's brightest high schoolers and international students will visit our offices and laboratories at the West [...]

Innovation is a Contact Sport

National Science Foundation Director Dr. Subra Suresh comments during the Science, Technology and Research (STaR) Symposium, at West Virginia State University. Speaking at a recent event, National Science Foundation Director Subra Suresh stressed that research investments yield returns that benefit all of society and provide a "ticket to prosperity." From a global perspective, [...]

Video: The Business of MATRIC

At the Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center, we conduct market-driven analysis, development, engineering and computer science for companies across the world. Learn more about our capabilities below:

Ten Insights on Doing Business in China

by Keith Pauley Photo taken during Charleston Area Alliance trade mission. Over the last several years, it's been my pleasure to develop business relationships with companies based in China. During the course of my travels to the country and interactions with Chinese executives, I have learned that doing business in China is much [...]

BioAmber Making its Mark Within Sustainable Chemicals Industry

Rarely has a company received both the ICIS Award for Best Business Innovation and the EPA's Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award and in the same year. But in 2011, BioAmber Inc. achieved this distinction, an accomplishment that only the Dow Chemical Co. had previously obtained. The ICIS award recognizes companies that establish outside partnerships which [...]

Tech Park is an Engine for Economic Development

Economic development and advancement are cornerstones of the Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center's (MATRIC) mission, and our work environment at the West Virginia Regional Technology Park is an essential component of business growth throughout our region. Phil Halstead, the technology park's executive director, describes the site as "one of the top economic development projects [...]

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