History

1990   
West Virginia High Technology Consortium (WVHTC) founded by Congressman Alan B. Mollohan
1992   
Consortium reaches 50 company members
1993   
West Virginia High Technology Consortium (WVHTC) Foundation established
1993   
NASA IV&V Facility opens
1995   
Consortium reaches 100 company members
1995   
FBI facility opens in Clarksburg
1996   
Alan B. Mollohan Innovation Center opens
1996   
WVHTC and WVHTC Foundation merge
1999   
Congressman Alan B. Mollohan establishes Decadal Review Committee
2000   
WVHTC Foundation begins reorganization
2000   
National Energy Technology Laboratory named national lab
2001   
National White Collar Crime Center/Internet Fraud Complaint Center moves into Technology Park
2001   
Biometrics Fusion Center contract awarded
2001   
Decadal Review Committee releases report
2001   
Institute for Scientific Research (ISR) facility breaks ground
2002   
I-79 Technology Park expands with purchase of more than 400 acres
2002   
VC Link system sold to North Carolina
2002   
Affiliate Leadership Council established
2002   
INNOVA Commercialization Program launched
2003   
WVHTC Foundation awarded state grant for I-79 Technology Park expansion
2004   
WVHTC Foundation establishes Intellectual Property Management Group and expanded to Wheeling
2004   
Global Grid Exchange launched
2005   
WVHTC Foundation establishes Public Safety and Homeland Security Group and expands to Moundsville
2005   
WVHTC Foundation expands I-79 Technology Park by breaking ground on 125,000 square-foot building
2006   
WVHTC Foundation and ISR combine their research and development programs under the WVHTC Foundation
2007   
ISR facility opens and is renamed the “Robert H. Mollohan Research Center”
2008   
WVHTC Foundation’s new facility opens at 5000 NASA Boulevard
2009   
Allegheny Power chooses the I-79 Technology Park as the new home for its Operations Center
2010
NOAA chooses I-79 Technology Park as site of new Environmental Security Computing Center (ESCC)
2011
NOAA chooses I-79 Technology Park as site of new Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES-R) Command Center
2011
   

NOAA Environmental Security Computing Center (NESCC) state-of-the-art supercomputing center begins operation. The supercomputer is NOAA’s powerful new tool in climate and weather modeling.

2012
Site development underway for Community and Technical College System of West Virginia/Pierpont Community & Technical College North Central Advanced Technology Center
2012   FBI leases space in the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center to house its Internet Crime Complaint Center
2012
 

Mon Power completes construction of an expandable 14-MW substation in the I-79 Technology Park. The new substation will have the capability to meet all future power requirements the Park may require as it continues to grow.

2013
NOAA chooses the I-79 Technology Park as site for its new telecommunications gateway
2013
NOAA begins operation of its Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series (GOES-R) back-up ground station in the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center. This program provides continuous weather imagery and monitoring of meteorological and space environment data to protect life and property across the Unites States.
2013
  WVHTC Foundation celebrates 20th Anniversary as a West Virginia non-profit corporation
2014   NOAA completes construction of its Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) ground station at the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center. JPSS is the nation's next generation polar-orbiting operational environmental satellite system
2015  

WVHTC Foundation files “dba” with the State of West Virginia to modify the organization’s name to “High Technology Foundation”