Center for Innovation 

Driving economic growth in the Appalachian Highlands.

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Regional Growth

In partnership with Ballad Health, we support an entrepreneurial network focused on innovation.

Build Opportunity

Through our partner collaboration, we are building regional economic opportunities.

Innovation Mindset

Our unique consulting approach makes us significant partner in your success.

Current Programs

Valleybrook Synthetic Biology Industrial Manufacturing

We provide facilities, guidance and support in the development of research/manufacturing programs.



Our ß-Tech Accelerator identifies, recruits, nurtures and promotes promising early-stage and small scalable companies to support Regional Economic Development and Academic Programs. Organize accelerator cohorts around sponsored programs and capabilities.

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We provide software support to entrepreneurs and academic programs as well as help grow companies enrolled in ß-Tech Accelerator.

(software coming soon)

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Micro Venture Fund 

We provide early-stage access to capital to drive innovation and grow the economic impact of our region.

(coming soon)


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