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 [...]

27 08, 2019

Three startups to receive Innovation Fund Northeast Ohio support

By |2019-08-27T09:23:28+00:00August 27th, 2019|Ohio, State or Government|0 Comments

Three Northeast Ohio startups have received funding from Innovation Fund Northeast Ohio in Elyria. Innovation Fund Northeast Ohio is a pre-seed fund for startups in the technology space. It was founded by the Lorain County Community College Foundation and launched in 2007. Since then, the fund has committed more than $15 million to 269 startups in the [...]

22 05, 2019

Ohio State Energy Partners award winners advance innovation, collaboration

By |2019-05-22T09:24:57+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Ohio|0 Comments

Twenty-one projects — tackling issues such as addiction recovery, sustainability and income inequality — have been awarded grants in the second year of philanthropic funding from The Ohio State University’s comprehensive energy management partnership. Ohio State Energy Partners contributes $810,000 each year to the university or affiliated philanthropic causes as part of its commitment to [...]

28 01, 2019

CWRU earns $500,000 from tech startup fund for third time 

By |2019-01-28T09:50:36+00:00January 28th, 2019|Ohio, Startup Fund, State or Government|0 Comments

This year CWRU earned a $500,000 grant from the Ohio Third Frontier Technology Validation and Start-up Fund for the testing and commercialization of technologies being developed by faculty and researchers. The Ohio Third Frontier is chief among Ohio’s organizations that support technological advancement. The Ohio Third Frontier is an initiative designed to support the research, [...]