2019 Ohio State/Honda Innovation Laboratory Seed Grant Program Call for Proposals

As part of Ohio State’s partnership with Honda, the Office of Research is pleased to offer seed grants to promote collaborative innovation in the broad areas of smart mobility and smart city/campus. The Ohio State/Honda Innovation Laboratory Seed Grant program strives to stimulate innovation in Honda’s newly opened Honda 99P Lab at 1255 Kinnear Road. The 99P Lab is a …

2019 ENGIE Sustainable Energy Research Seed Grant Program Call for Proposals

As part of Ohio State’s academic collaboration with the Comprehensive Energy Management Project, the Office of Research is pleased to offer seed grants to promote collaborative research in sustainable energy. This program strives to stimulate scholarly collaboration with ENGIE North America. We encourage faculty, along with their graduate student advisees, to explore new and innovative research and scholarship that addresses …

I-Corps@Ohio Request for Proposals

I-Corps@Ohio is a statewide program, funded by the Ohio Department of Higher Education, to assist faculty and graduate students from Ohio universities and colleges to validate the market potential of their technologies and launch startup companies. The program is modeled after the National Science Foundation’s successful I-Corps program, which has successfully increased innovation, entrepreneurship and industry collaboration. The Ohio program …

Ohio State to lead national study of same-gender couples

The Ohio State University, along with Bowling Green State University, will receive $2.3 million from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to conduct a first-of-its-kind national, five-year study of health in same-gender couples. The National Couples’ Health and Time Study is the first population-representative study ever to focus on couples of the same gender …

Ohio Innovation Exchange connects universities, industry

The Ohio Department of Higher Education’s new Ohio Innovation Exchange (OIEx) promotes Ohio’s university-based research activities, professors and resources to a larger industry base, making it easier for businesses to find and partner with the state’s leading academics. From research partnerships, intellectual property and technology licensing opportunities, to business development and even student internships, OIEx fosters economic development and intellectual advancement …

Kumar awarded $3.1M grant for e-cigarette study

Purnima Kumar, professor of periodontology, has received a five-year, $3.1M grant from the National Institutes of Dental and Craniofacial Research to study the role of e-cigarettes in the development of periodontitis, a polymicrobial infection that causes destruction of tooth-supporting structures and results in tooth loss. Little is known about the impact of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS or e-cigarettes or …

Nisonger Center awarded $4.4M to establish national rehabilitation research and training center

A new five-year, $4.4M grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research will allow Ohio State University’s Nisonger Center to establish a national rehabilitation research and training center on health and function for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The award will allow for the development of a body of research to improve the long-term health-related …

Gallego-Perez awarded $2.3M NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

Daniel Gallego-Perez, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has received a $2.3M National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award. The grant is one of 89 awarded as part of the NIH High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program, which supports ideas with potential for great impact in biomedical research. Gallego-Perez will use the grant to build on earlier studies that demonstrated how …

Improving children’s kindergarten readiness

A new $3.4 million five-year grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to researchers at the Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy (CCEC) will examine impacts of specific kindergarten-transition practices on children’s academic and social-behavioral development during preschool, their adjustment to kindergarten and their trajectories from preschool to the end of first grade. Over 1,000 children will be followed …