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Spread the Word: J&J InnoVAtion Challenge

Spread the Word: J&J InnoVAtion Challenge

Recently Johnson & Johnson Innovation, in collaboration with Carilion Clinic Innovation, Verge Alliance, and Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, announced the Advancing Oncology InnoVAtion QuickFire Challenge.  Through this challenge, innovators from around...

New Verge Job Posting: RAMP Director

New Verge Job Posting: RAMP Director

Director Opportunity, Regional Accelerator & Mentoring Program (RAMP) | Contact Jackie Lackey, Verge VP, Programs to apply. RAMP is looking for a dynamic leader to help strategize and build programming for attracting, retaining, and developing entrepreneurs and...

Verge Alliance Welcomes Jason Clayton, RBTC Tech Talent Strategist

Verge Alliance Welcomes Jason Clayton, RBTC Tech Talent Strategist

Jason Clayton recently joined the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council as Technology Talent Strategist. Jason brings over 20 years of experience in talent and leadership development expertise to the Roanoke-Blacksburg innovation ecosystem. “We couldn’t be more...

Register: RAMP Fall 2023 Cohort Info Session

Register: RAMP Fall 2023 Cohort Info Session

Open to all, this virtual session will share information on RAMP’s upcoming Fall 2023 Health & Life Science Cohort: what to expect, how to apply, and some Q&A. Come join us for this exciting opportunity ahead! REGISTER NOW   Questions? Email Sarah...

Burcham Named to List of Top 37 “Wonder Women” by Virginia Business

Burcham Named to List of Top 37 “Wonder Women” by Virginia Business

Verge President, Erin Burcham, was recently named one of Virginia Business’s top 37 “Wonder Women” of 2023. According to Virginia Business, the “third annual cohort of awardees was chosen by our editors from a competitive field, with more than 320 nominations...

Special Thanks to the RAMP 2023 Sponsors

Special Thanks to the RAMP 2023 Sponsors

RAMP DEMO DAY IS THIS WEEK! Register for the June 8th event, 5-8PM, free of charge! Join us for an exciting night of networking, pitching, and celebrating our Spring 2023 Cohort, including: Cairina, Inc., located in Salem, provides technologies that non-invasively...

First cs/root Cohort Application Extended

First cs/root Cohort Application Extended

Virginia Tech is accepting applications to the first cs/root cohort! Cohorts support pre-launch and early stage companies (and ideas) with hands-on training, brainstorming, mentorship and networking. The application deadline has been extended to June 6, 2023 and the...

Celebrating RAMP Alumni in the News (2023)

Celebrating RAMP Alumni in the News (2023)

Verge is pleased to acknowledge some RAMP Alumni in 2023, who have been featured in the news: Making the Science Work (BEAM Diagnostics), Valley Business Front, January 2023 issue (page 38-39) Micro Harmonics Received a 2022 Product of the Year Award from Electronic...