13 01, 2021

Here’s how Ohio State plans to support more startups

By |2021-01-13T13:14:51+00:00January 13th, 2021|Ohio|0 Comments

Ohio State University’s new research and innovation chief is bullish on increasing the number of startups supported by the university and formed under its wing. Grace Jinliu Wang joined the university Dec. 1 in the newly created role of senior vice president for research, innovation and knowledge enterprise, a position in which she'll oversee a newly [...]

2 12, 2020

Ohio State startup helps focus attention on government-sponsored research

By |2020-12-02T09:53:13+00:00December 2nd, 2020|Ohio, Startup Fund|0 Comments

A startup spun out of technology from The Ohio State University will be recognized next month in an event highlighting the role of federally funded research. IR Medtek is one of 22 university-affiliated startup companies from across the nation to participate in the University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase sponsored by the Association of Public and [...]

11 11, 2020

Ohio Third Frontier looking to award $60M in seed funding for tech companies 

By |2020-11-11T10:07:38+00:00November 11th, 2020|Ohio, State or Government|0 Comments

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Ohio Third Frontier program is looking to award up to $60 million to organizations that will invest that money in Ohio technology companies in the early stages of commercializing their products or services. Cleveland entrepreneurial growth organization JumpStart Inc. is having conversations “with a handful of institutions, University Hospitals and others” [...]

8 07, 2020

Ohio Third Frontier Commission accelerating new ideas, solutions 

By |2020-07-08T11:05:49+00:00July 8th, 2020|Ohio, State or Government|0 Comments

Last week, the Ohio Third Frontier Commission approved $5.34 million to help move new technologies and innovative products into the marketplace. “Advancing these new ideas and solutions continues Ohio’s great history of innovation,” said Lydia L. Mihalik, director of the Ohio Development Services Agency and chair of the Ohio Third Frontier Commission. “Innovation is in [...]

7 05, 2020

OSU Accelerator awards seed funding to accelerate technology commercialization

By |2020-05-07T09:24:38+00:00May 7th, 2020|Ohio, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|0 Comments

Five projects led by College of Engineering faculty were recently chosen for funding via The Ohio State University Accelerator Awards: David Dean, Emre Ertin, Sanjay Krishna, Mrinal Kumar and Tanya Nocera. The Accelerator Awards program provides grants of up to $150,000 to help develop technologies to the point that they are either ready to be licensed by [...]

30 04, 2020

Ohio State U Office of Research awards second round of COVID-19 seed funding

By |2020-04-30T09:28:27+00:00April 30th, 2020|Ohio|0 Comments

The Ohio State University continues to invest in new research to help battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Seven projects were awarded a total of $204,000 in the second round of COVID-19 Seed Funding. The Office of Research launched the funding program earlier this month with $263,718 dedicated to six projects in the initial round. Each of the projects [...]

6 02, 2020

UC partners with four Southwest Ohio colleges on innovative entrepreneurship accelerator

By |2020-02-06T09:04:55+00:00February 6th, 2020|Ohio|0 Comments

The University of Cincinnati and four other Southwest Ohio universities have entered into a partnership meant to increase the resources available to the region’s early-stage startup companies. Wright State University, Xavier University, the University of Dayton, and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College will all have access to The University of Cincinnati’s Venture Lab pre-accelerator [...]

23 01, 2020

CWRU research team receives $1 million to advance therapies for Huntington’s disease

By |2020-01-23T08:58:16+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Ohio, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|0 Comments

With the support of a $1 million grant from the Dr. Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust, researchers at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine are furthering their work on developing drugs to treat Huntington's disease (HD) and other neurological disorders, according to a news release. A research team led by Xin [...]

2 01, 2020

$5M state grant will allow OU-led venture-tech program to grow

By |2020-01-02T10:51:03+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Ohio, State or Government|0 Comments

TechGROWTH Ohio, Ohio University’s Ohio Third Frontier entrepreneurial services provider, has been awarded $5.05 million by the state of Ohio in a competitive funding process for venture development services, according to a news release. The grant will be matched by OU and private organizations, allowing TechGROWTH to continue and expand services through 2022, the release [...]

19 12, 2019

Five tech startups receive a total of $275,000 in support from Innovation Fund Northeast Ohio

By |2019-12-19T07:01:18+00:00December 19th, 2019|Ohio, Startup Fund, State or Government|0 Comments

Five startups have received a total of $275,000, in amounts ranging from $25,000 to $75,000, from Innovation Fund Northeast Ohio in Elyria. The Innovation Fund — an early-stage fund for startups in the technology space that was founded by the Lorain County Community College Foundation and launched in 2007 — said in a news release that the money will enable the [...]