Technology Commercialization Office

Ohio State Partners with Signet Accel LLC to Accelerate Health Care Data Sharing Worldwide Agreement includes largest up-front licensing fee  COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University today announced the signing of an exclusive worldwide agreement with a new company formed by Signet Enterprises: Signet Accel LLC. The new company will license a portfolio of cutting-edge Ohio State-developed software technologies for health care data sharing and advanced analytics through the

$1 Million Evergreen Fund to Commercialize Ohio State Technology Columbus, OH (December 19, 2013) Innovations with ties to The Ohio State University will get a financial boost from the new Technology Concept Fund, LLC. The million-dollar fund includes investments from Ohio State and Ohio Third Frontier. The Technology Concept Fund will be managed by TechColumbus. “The Technology Concept Fund will provide critical investment capital at the earliest stage and is

Group includes executive dean of the College of Arts and Sciences COLUMBUS, Ohio – Six Ohio State University faculty specializing in disciplines ranging from cancer treatment to number theory have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), honored by their peers as significant contributors to the scientific community. In all, 388 association members have been elected Fellows this year in recognition of their

Commercialization for Researchers VETBIOS 8855                  2 CREDIT HRS                   SPRING There is a new Graduate course now offered at The Ohio State University for researchers who are interested in learning more about Commercialization! One of the missions of the Research University is to discover and transfer knowledge for the betterment of society. Commercialization of faculty or student inventions is one recognized method for the transfer of knowledge to improve lives. Commercialization

Ohio State’s student movers and shakers gathered together last night at the Technology Commercialization Office to see who would take the top prize at the BOSS Competition. The finale of Ohio State’s BOSS program kicked off at 5:00 pm in front of an audience comprised of University and Central Ohio Community members to compete for top prizes, additional startup services, and recognition for their startup companies. BOSS is a semester

As Ohio State continues to expand its role in the commercialization of research, it is important that we create an environment that facilitates and rewards research creativity and entrepreneurship. To support and stimulate entrepreneurial activity among our researchers, three university-wide awards were presented on November 6, 2013, to our most successful faculty, staff, and student entrepreneurs. Read full story at

Ohio State was one of 16 schools to earn the inaugural designation of  “Innovation and Economic Prosperity Universities,” by the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities. The new designation acknowledges universities working with public and private sector partners in their states and regions to support economic development through a variety of activities, including innovation and entrepreneurship, technology transfer, talent and workforce development and community development. — > Read more:

Starting in Fall 2014, the Ohio State Scholars Program will welcome it’s 16th program: Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship (ICE) Scholars. The program believes in challenging norms, reinventing the status quo, and is designed to harness passion for innovation and creativity. The inaugural class will include around 40 students and is open to students from all majors and backgrounds. According to Krystal Geyer, one of the program coordinators for the ICE

Largest Ohio State licensing agreement in more than a decade     COLUMBUS, Ohio, and NEW YORK–The Ohio State University today announced the signing of an exclusive world-wide agreement with Microlin Bio Inc., licensing a large portfolio of Ohio State’s groundbreaking cancer discoveries. The portfolio includes nearly 100 issued and pending microRNA patents that could lead to entirely new, more effective and more targeted ways to diagnose and treat prostate,

Inventors at The Ohio State University now have a single site to disclose new inventions, access their invention and patent records, and view their history of non-disclosure and material transfer requests. The Inventor Portal is a secure platform developed by the Technology Commercialization Office (TCO) in conjunction with Entrepreneurial Scholar from across the University. Invention and Software Disclosure forms are now available online, directly within the portal, providing a user-friendly