The SOVA Innovation Hub has been awarded $85,300 to begin securing design services for their SOVA Innovation Labs, set to be next door to the hub located at 715 Wilborn Ave.
The 1,300 square-foot building is expected to serve entrepreneurs, including start-ups and existing growing businesses.
The hub plans to provide an $85,300 cash match.
“It’s great the tobacco commission awarded us the grant so that we can secure the architectural and engineering firm to start on planning and design for the new building,” said Tad Deriso, CEO and executive director of Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation.
The Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission approved the grant award on May 27 when they met electronically. The SOVA Innovation…