Opportunities to Nurture Discovery

Every year, Ohio’s private and public research institutions partner with companies to foster discovery. Companies in Ohio benefit from the support of a comprehensive and connected innovation network. Through universities, incubators and research organizations, Ohio is supporting everything companies need for the next generation of business. Some of the resources cultivating innovation in Ohio are:

  • Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI)
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Center
  • NASA Glenn Research Center
  • Transportation Research Center (TRC)
  • Fintech71
  • Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT)
  • The Smart Mobility Advanced Research and Test (SMART) Center
  • The Cleveland Clinic
  • 1819 Innovation Hub at the University of Cincinnati

Ohio Innovates, Thanks to JobsOhio R&D Center Grants

Goal for grant is to create innovative products, services and jobs.
Andrew Deye, senior director of strategy, sales & research, JobsOhio
November 17, 2017

The R&D Center Grant Program allows JobsOhio to make strategic investments in new R&D centers that support our targeted industries and the evolution of the Ohio economy. Since its inception, four R&D centers representing an array of industries have been announced, with more deals expected in the coming months.


Commitment to Technology in Ohio Gives Companies a Competitive Edge

Tech connects Ohio industry and academia
David Hudak, Ph.D., interim executive director of the Ohio Supercomputer Center, and Paul Schopis, interim executive director of OARnet
February 13, 2017

OARnet and OSC offer Ohio companies and universities high-performance computing resources in addition to high-speed connectivity to support research and collaboration.