- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 18, 2014

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Three West Virginia-based companies have received grants to help commercialize new technologies.

The Chemical Alliance Zone’s Chemical and Materials Commercialization Fund awarded $20,000 to Liberty Hydro Inc. for a portable water-filtration pilot unit. The unit will be used to demonstrate the company’s clean-water technology at customer sites.

Biotechnology company Vandalia Research Inc. received $18,220 for an analytical system to help commercialize a product and achieve industry certification and compliance.

The fund awarded $15,000 to Keen Process Technologies LLC for for proof-of-concept studies and intellectual property protection for a new, green process to make acrylic acid. Acrylic acid is used in the production of various plastics, coatings, and other materials.

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