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 

Introducing the JobsOhio Research & Development Center Grant Program

R&D center grant will expand the breadth and strength of R&D in Ohio
Andrew Deye, JobsOhio Senior Director of Strategy
August 22, 2016

New R&D Center Grant Program offers $50 million of funding to help further innovation in JobsOhio's nine targeted industries. This new grant will help companies make strategic investments in new R&D Centers that support existing and emerging sectors. The grant program is accessible to middle-market companies, designed for for-profit companies and non-profit institutes, and focused on the future commercialization of these facilities.


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.