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Business Engagement and Commercialization

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Through an unmatched depth, breadth and scope, Ohio State is home to the creative minds, expertise, experience and world-class facilities enabling us to discover innovative solutions to complex problems. Businesses of all sizes – from startups to Fortune 500 companies – turn to Ohio State for partnerships that positively impact both organizations. 

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Research and Innovation Highlights

At Ohio State we have all the tools – the creative minds, the expertise, the experience and facilities – needed to discover innovative solutions to complex program.

Top 5

Consistently in Industry-Sponsored Research (among all universities)

18,000

faculty, staff and students engaged in research and creative expression cavities

2.5 million

square feet assigned to organized research

367

Invention Disclosures filed in 2019-2020 academic year

108

Startups currently in Ohio State’s portfolio

Awards and Honors

At Ohio State we have all the tools – the creative minds, the expertise, the experience and the world-class facilities – needed to discover innovative solutions to complex problems.

Our faculty and students are earning acclaim for their creativity, vision and research.

TWENTY-ONE

Elected Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

A society including some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists and artists.

ELEVEN

Elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Considered one of the most prestigious honors awarded to the elected faculty members in 2020 selected by their academic peers.

Five

Awarded 2020 Battelle Endowment Grants

The Battelle Engineering, Technology and Human Affairs (BETHA) Endowment grant competition supports projects that examine the complex relationship between science and technology on society and cultural issues.