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MATRIC Highlights Uncommon Expertise and Infrastructure

Uncommon Expertise and Infrastructure As highlighted in previous posts regarding its new website and logo, MATRIC | Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center has undertaken multiple efforts to further strengthen its communications and brand. As part of this continuing initiative, MATRIC has released a series of materials outlining areas of expertise, infrastructure, experiences and service [...]

AI Patient Platform Released by MATRIC Affiliate

Several medical schools are now offering students the opportunity to refine listening and rapport-building skills with patients using an interactive training tool developed by IntelligentSimulations, an affiliated company of MATRIC | Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center. The AI Patient Platform allows a student to ask questions and receive responses from a virtually simulated patient. [...]

Pilot Plants: Informing and Improving the Scale-Up Process

Pilot Plants: Informing and Improving the Scale-Up Process In the chemical industry, large manufacturing facilities are not built haphazardly, but instead require much planning and testing before production level plants can be established. Much of the technical know-how is derived from the operation of pilot-scale facilities prior to the design of large plants. This [...]

Panel to Discuss Future of Manufacturing

Although manufacturing in the United States may not be producing at the same level it once did, various factors are converging and several downturned industries appear poised to resurge. During the 2013 West Virginia Business Summit, panelists will discuss "The Future of Manufacturing in West Virginia," 1:30 p.m., Aug. 28 at The Greenbrier.  The discussion [...]

MATRIC Launches New Website and Logo

In an effort to improve communications and strengthen its brand, MATRIC | Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center has established a new website and logo. We have established a new website and URL at www.matricinnovates.com, which is a domain name reflective of MATRIC’s primary service: assisting customers with innovation in breakthrough technologies and product /process [...]

MATRIC is on the Move

MATRIC is on the Move A small group of big thinkers can have a significant impact. Take for example the formation of MATRIC | Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center. Created during a local economic downturn in 2003, its founders recognized the opportunity to retain specialized workers, many of whom had been displaced during the [...]

MATRIC Highlights National Youth Science Camp’s 50th Anniversary

MATRIC Research Scientist Nye Clinton, Ph.D., demonstrates the reaction of isosorbide for NYSC delegates. As part of West Virginia’s Centennial celebration in 1963, supporters of science education in West Virginia envisioned a month-long summer experience for talented high school seniors from across the nation. The National Youth Science Camp was then established to [...]

MATRIC Expanding Pilot Plant Capacity

MATRIC Expanding Pilot Plant Capacity MATRIC | Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center is pleased to announce two new staff members have joined the company's pilot plant team. Michael Nehme : MATRIC expands pilot plant capability Michael Nehme is a senior laboratory technologist with extensive experience in chemical research, development and manufacturing. He [...]