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Making connections together, advancing innovation

Ohio State has a breadth and depth that few universities possess. We’re here to make the right connections, forming mutually-beneficial relationships that positively impact society by advancing innovation, developing talent and driving economic success.

We work closely with inventors, companies, entrepreneurs, investors and other organizations by connecting the right people and resources to fill gaps and solve complex problems. We’re here to serve you.

Technology Commercialization

We advance the university’s research to impact lives by translating Ohio State innovations into business opportunities in the global marketplace.

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Strategic Partnerships

We bring value to the university and company partners by facilitating strategic, mutually beneficial relationships.

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New Ventures

We help create startups based on Ohio State innovations, by matching entrepreneurs to a full-continuum of funding and technologies.

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Smart Cities

We help facilitate Ohio State’s smart cities work – comprised of individual faculty research across campus, the university’s engagement in Smart Columbus and the new Smart@OhioState initiative.

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Economic Development

We collaborate with economic development partners to grow the Ohio economy by helping businesses increase their value and create new jobs.

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Leadership

News

  • Smart Cities, Smart Data

    September 13, 2019

    The Smart Columbus Operating System is commonly referred to as the “heartbeat” of Smart Columbus, as it is the city’s integrated, holistic approach to data in our...

  • Ohio State joins statewide initiative to boost university technology commercialization

    September 9, 2019

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