Technology Commercialization Office

Clothes that receive and transmit digital information are closer to reality By: Pam Frost Gorder   COLUMBUS, Ohio—Researchers who are working to develop wearable electronics have reached a milestone: They are able to embroider circuits into fabric with 0.1 mm precision—the perfect size to integrate electronic components such as sensors and computer memory devices into clothing. With this advance, the Ohio State University researchers have taken the next step toward

By: Kaitlin Coward at The Post  Ohio University and The Ohio State University want their graduates to have the option to stay in the state to seek jobs in emerging technology when they graduate. The Ohio Innovation Fund was created in 2012 to accomplish that goal, but the fund has just gotten off the ground this year with a newly hired fund manager. “A lot of this is new so far,” fund manager Bill Baumel

In an effort to streamline the transfer of materials to Addgene, a non-profit plasmid repository and long-time collaborator with the university, two master agreements were recently executed between the organization and the Technology Commercialization Office (TCO). Master Deposit Agreement The Master Deposit Agreement eliminates the review and negotiation of terms for a deposit agreement with Addgene, saving time for the Principal Investigator (PI). Materials now only need to be reviewed

Written By: Carrie Ghose Click here for the original article.   After eight years of engineering and product development, the sky is literally no limit for Ohio State University spinoff Tech4Imaging LLC: The company is sending some of its low-cost, low-frequency, 3D-imaging sensors to the International Space Station. The northwest Columbus company had about $1 million in sales over the past two years combined. With the recent launch of a

I-Corps@Ohio is a statewide initiative of the Ohio Department of Education. The program provides hands on training to faculty and students in technology commercialization. There is a competitive submission process and applications are now being accepted via A total of 20 teams from across the state will be selected for two cohorts which will take place this summer (2016).  Each team selected will receive a $15K grant to assist

Tech4Imaging® LLC, an imaging company targeting research and industrial applications spun off from The Ohio State University, recently received over $4 million in funding and acquired high-profile clients such as NASA, Shell Oil and the United States Department of Energy. Tech4Imaging® also works with other Fortune 500 companies and numerous research and academic institutions such as Curtin University in Australia, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, Kobe University in Japan and

Making cars of the future stronger, using less energy By: Pam Frost Gorder Microscope view of copper (top) welded to titanium (bottom) using a new technique developed at The Ohio State University. Image by Glenn Daehn, courtesy of The Ohio State University. COLUMBUS, Ohio—Engineers at The Ohio State University have developed a new welding technique that consumes 80 percent less energy than a common welding technique, yet creates bonds that

Robert Lee, Melissa Bailey, and team of graduate nursing students named 2015 Innovators of the Year Written by The Ohio State University Office of Research As Ohio State continues to expand its role in the commercialization of research, it is important to create an environment that facilitates and rewards research creativity and entrepreneurship. To support and stimulate entrepreneurial activity among Ohio State researchers, three university-wide awards were presented on October

Straight from the labs of The Ohio State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), a new motion-tracking device launching soon could make waves within the fields of medical sports therapy, sports training, military and even gaming. With the slogan “Own the 3rd Dimension!” SolitonReach introduces an inexpensive, wireless, long battery life and lightweight pathway into the 3D mobile device realm. The product debuts at the Disrupt TechCrunch San Francisco tech

The Ohio State University Ranked No. 29 on the Reuters Top 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities Columbus, September 17, 2015 – The Ohio State University has ranked No. 29 in the inaugural Reuters Top 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities, recognizing the university’s achievements in science and technology, and their impact on the global economy. The ranking uses proprietary data and analysis tools from the Intellectual Property & Science