May 2, 2023

Regional Coalition Aims to Create Mid-Atlantic Clean Hydrogen Hub

Virginia Tech is advancing the energy sector through a landmark effort to shape the emerging hydrogen economy. Through the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, the university has […]
March 31, 2023

$6.5M green hydrogen fuel program projected to bring hundreds of jobs to Hampton Roads

Breaking news! We are thrilled to announce that Tech Center Research Park will be the site of a new green hydrogen fuel program, including 3-5 transition […]
August 9, 2021

NASA Leverages Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center’s Tech Center to Cultivate New Startups

PRESS RELEASE: CONTACT: Melissa Vidmar, Marketing & Communications Manager FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NASA Leverages Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center’s Tech Center to Cultivate New Startups through National […]
May 6, 2021

Space Foundation Names Emisshield Inc., A Blacksburg, Virginia Company to 2021 Space Technology Hall of Fame

“Founded in 1988, the Space Technology Hall of Fame recognizes the life-changing technologies emerging from global space programs, honors the scientists, engineers, and innovators responsible, and […]
April 7, 2021

Current and Prospective Tenant Update Tenant Update April 2021

April 2021 → Building two update: [Download PDF]
March 23, 2021

Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center selected to lead innovative new lab space model in Southwest Virginia

Blacksburg, VA – March 18, 2021 — The Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (VTCRC) in partnership with the Virginia Tech Foundation (VTF) has been awarded a […]
January 12, 2021

The Tech Center Advantage

With job loss at an all-time high, 2020 seemed to be a year of broken dreams. But that did not stop American innovators, entrepreneurs, and dreamers. […]
November 23, 2020

757 Angels Recognized as a Leading Angel Group in North America

757 Angels were recently recognized as a leading angel group in North America. To read more about them and apply for funding click here .
November 23, 2020


Start Peninsula has announced the 3 winners of their annual pitch competition! Congratulations to Hampton Roads startups Wave Coffee Brewer, Chair One Fitness, and Hottrok on […]
August 25, 2020

ITA International Awarded $50 Million Contract by U.S. General Services Administration to Support the U.S. Air Force

Congrats again to our very own ITA!!!!!! ITA has been awarded a $50 Million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant! Read more about it here!
August 19, 2020

ITA International Named One of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies by Inc. Magazine

Congrats to one of our very own tenants, ITA International!  ITA was named one of America’s fastest-growing companies by Inc. Magazine!  Read the article here.
June 25, 2020

Welcome VTCRC New President and CEO, Dr. Brett Malone!

It is with great pleasure that we welcome Dr. Brett Malone, the new President and CEO of the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center. Dr. Malone is […]
June 25, 2020

Hampton, VA Receives $9 million Seafood Research Center!

Part of a reinvention of the downtown Hampton waterfront is the new seafood research center, The Agriculture Research and Extension Center. The Hampton City Council approved […]
June 5, 2020

Tech Center Research Park is Growing!

With the completion of Building One, we are proud to present to you Building Two. The above rendering is of our future drill field. Tech Center […]
June 5, 2020

Tech Center Research Park on Social Media!

We believe that bolstering Tech Center’s position as the epic center of innovation and entrepreneurship is key to the success of the park! Please take a […]
February 18, 2020

Tech Center Supports STEM

Tech Center Research Park director, Jeff Johnson, had the opportunity to tour and learn more about An Achievable Dream Academy. An Achievable Dream is a unique partnership between […]
January 13, 2020

Gather coworking space operator plans to open third office in Hampton Roads

A Richmond-based coworking space operator is planning its third office in Hampton Roads. Gather Workspaces LLC, the fast-growing Richmond-based company that designs, builds and operates collaborative […]
January 13, 2020

ivWatch announces new executives

JANUARY 7, 2020 BY SEAN WHOOLEY ivWatch announced that it made three additions to its executive management team, appointing Teresa “Terry” Blevins, Erin Wendell and Paul Stoddard to executive […]
November 7, 2019

Congrats to Gather!

Congrats to Gather on a successful ribbon cutting! We are always excited about what Gather brings to the community. Check out pictures from the ribbon cutting […]
October 16, 2019

Building One @ Tech Center Research Park Officially Opens

August 2019 Newport News, VA W. M. Jordan Company is pleased to announce that Building One @ Tech Center Research Park is officially open and 94% […]