Impacting society, creating change

Researchers at Ohio State disclose more than 300 new inventions each year across a spectrum of sectors and applications. Startups offer a compelling, flexible path to advance innovations toward commercial adoption and success.

Ohio State’s startup portfolio is growing and creatively disrupting industries such as healthcare, information technology, materials,  transportation, agribusiness and more producing profound change in the way we live.

Ohio State startup success

Startups evolving from Ohio State technology are showing promise through success.

  • There are around 100 active startup companies formed around Ohio State technology.
  • In all, more than $1 billion of private capital has been invested in Ohio State Startups.
  • Through the Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship, the university provides robust funding, services and programs to support Ohio State innovation. 


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