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WVU Research Corporation

The WVURC was created as a not-for-profit corporation in 1985 to support research at West Virginia University, and provide evaluation, development, patenting, management, and marketing services for inventions of the faculty, staff and students of the University.

The WVURC receives and administers funds awarded by external agencies for research and other activities and is responsible for helping protect intellectual property through patents, copyrights and licensing agreements for start up companies based on University research.

Board of Directors


  1. E. Gordon Gee, Chairperson
  2. Maryanne Reed
  3. Rob Alsop
  4. Clay Marsh
  5. Fred King
  6. Laura Gibson
  7. Gene Cilento
  8. Earl Scime


  1. Executive Director – Rob Alsop
  2. Treasurer – Anjali Halabe
  3. Secretary – Tiffany Lutskus

Additional Information

West Virginia University Research Corporation
886 Chestnut Ridge Road
PO Box 6845
Morgantown, WV 26506-6845
(304) 293-3998  |  Fax: (304) 293-7435

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Type of Applicant:
Nonprofit with 501©3 IRS Status (Other than Institution of Higher Education)