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8 Reasons to Be an SVTC Member

From unbeatable networking with fellow S.V. tech leaders, to helping build the regional technology ecosystem so we can keep top-rated knowledge workers in the Valley, to enjoying a much-expanded online membership directory, to attending monthly & quarterly events such as luncheons, members-only tours and Tech Nite – this is how and where the Shenandoah Valley technology community connects and thrives.

GO Virginia | Region 8 | 3rd round proposals accepted | Pre-app. due Feb. 7

GO Virginia Region 8 Council is now accepting the third round of proposals for per-capita projects to be funded through the State’s GO Virginia initiative.  For a project to be considered by the Region 8 Council, the pre-application has to be received by the Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC) by Wed., Feb. 7, 2018.

January 2018 Luncheon | Cryptocurrency and Bitcoins. What is that and should I care?

Registration is open for our Jan. 25, 2018 luncheon. Bitcoin turned eight years old this month, but many people are only just now learning about the cryptocurrency. At our Jan. 25, 2018 luncheon Dr. Benton helps us break down bitcoin, cryptocurrency, blockchain and how we think about the global economy, currencies, and the underlying technologies. Key issues he will discuss are trust, control, consensus, and value.

CIT | Request for Innovators (RFI) for the Smart Cities Internet of Things Innovation (SCITI) Labs

Today, the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced a Request for Innovators (RFI) for the Smart Cities Internet of Things Innovation (SCITI) Labs. CIT, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), TechNexus, and Smart City Works are seeking to prototype new internet of things (IoT) and smart city technologies for emergency response and management. […]

STEM takes Flight | Hands-on Research Experience Opportunities Available for Summer 2018 @ NASA Wallops Flight Facility

The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) in partnership with the Virginia Community College System (VCCS), NASA Langley Research Center and NASA Wallops Flight Facility, is offering the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Takes Flight at Virginia’s Community Colleges initiative. STEM Takes Flight provides a suite of programs for Virginia community college students pursuing STEM […]

Virginia ICAP’s Lean Launchpad Short Course | Shenandoah Valley Cohort

Business Model Development for Technology Start-Ups [The application deadline has passed. The organizers have judged the applications received and communications have gone out to each applicant on Dec. 22, 2017.  The cohort will meet on Jan. 26, 2018 for the first time.] ICAP is a statewide technology-commercialization program offered by the Virginia Network of Small […]