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Mar 2019


The Ohio State University Smart Cities Research & Innovation Series Smart = Energy: How Energy is Related to Smart Mobility Join the energy and mobility experts from Ohio State for an inspired evening of interactive dialogue around the questions driving innovation in smart energy and mobility. What renewable energy sources are being used in transportation? How can we effectively move large numbers of people with electric vehicles? What technologies help

Corporate Engagement Office Appoints Associate Vice President of Technology Commercialization Kevin Taylor has joined The Ohio State University as associate vice president of technology commercialization in the Corporate Engagement Office.  In this role, he leads Ohio State’s technology transfer team and works with researchers across the university to translate their innovations into commercial opportunities that will positively impact people’s lives and benefit the global community. Taylor’s career has spanned all

Smart Campus: Digital Transformation for Higher Ed Come learn ways higher education institutions can benefit from adopting smart campus strategies from institutions already planning in this space. Mike Hofherr, vice president and chief information officer Ohio State, will be joined by counterparts from Arizona State, Oral Roberts and Florida State, discussing each university’s smart campus initiatives. The event is hosted by Ohio State’s Corporate Engagement Office in partnership with Deloitte.

The Office of Research and the Corporate Engagement Office invite nominations for The Ohio State University 2018 Innovator of the Year awards. These awards recognize and celebrate outstanding innovation accomplishments of faculty, staff and students. Nominations are sought in the following categories: Innovator of the Year, Early Career Innovator of the Year and Next Generation Innovator of the Year. One award will be given in each category. The Innovator of


Sep 2018

Mobility Week

Educate, Engage and Empower Yourself During Mobility Week Mobility Week, being held October 15-19, is a coordinated effort to educate, engage and empower the campus community around the current options and future of mobility on campus and beyond. There are several opportunities provided throughout the week to get in on the movement to drive less and drive electric. As the winner of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) first-ever Smart

(Columbus, Ohio) – The Ohio State University is just one of eight universities worldwide to receive a gift of a 3D printer as a part of the GE Additive Education Program. The Concept Laser Mlab cusing R metal printing machine will be used to benefit students and education in the Welding Engineering program in Ohio State’s College of Engineering. Ohio State celebrated the transformative gift on April 30 by hosting

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) National SBIR Road Tour is coming to The Ohio State University on June 20, giving small businesses a coveted opportunity to learn firsthand about America’s largest seed fund. Through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, the Federal Government awards more than $2.5 billion annually to small businesses developing groundbreaking, high-risk technologies while taking no equity. The SBIR/STTR

For the past several years, the Committee on Intellectual Property, Patents, and Copyrights (IPPC) has been drafting a revised intellectual property policy for the university, its faculty, staff and students to help modernize a policy that has not been substantially updated or revised in several decades. The University’s Board of Trustees recently approved the updated policy – now called the Intellectual Property Policy – which will go into effect on

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Jeffrey Patrick, PharmD, has been named director of the Drug Development Institute (DDI) at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James), effective Feb. 13, 2017. Created by the OSUCCC – James and with the help of seven Ohio State colleges and the university’s technology commercialization office, the DDI helps accelerate cancer drug

  DECEMBER 20, 2016     COLUMBUS, Ohio, December 19, 2016 – Wireless power innovator, Nikola Labs won best pitch at Plug and Plays’ Winter Summit, held this past week at the Plug and Play Tech Center in Sunnyvale, California. The Summit marked the end of the 12-week internet of things (IoT) business accelerator program run by Plug and Play. Past Plug and Play accelerator companies include PayPal, DropBox and LendingClub. (The