Ohio University Innovation Center

Ohio University Innovation Center Helping entrepreneurs turn their bright ideas into flourishing businesses since 1983. http://www.ohio.edu/innovation/ Follow us on twitter! http://twitter.com/innovation_cntr
The Innovation Center provides valuable business incubation resources to qualified start-up businesses in the Athens, Ohio region. Created in 1983 the Ohio University Innovation Center, was the first university-based incubator in the State of Ohio and just the 20th in the United States. The 36,000 square foot facility, which opened in 2003, is now home to 20+ prospering member companies.
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For more information, please visit us at http://www.ohio.edu/innovation/

Mission: To improve the economy of Athens, Ohio and surrounding areas by creating new jobs and labor income for local employees.

Applications are now open for the Ohio Minority Micro-Enterprise Grant Program. Minority & Women-owned businesses can ap...
06/04/2020
Ohio Minority Micro-Enterprise Grant Program

Applications are now open for the Ohio Minority Micro-Enterprise Grant Program. Minority & Women-owned businesses can apply to receive $10,000 grants to help them through the COVID-19 crisis. See if your business qualifies at https://development.ohio.gov/bs/bs_mmegp.htm

Many Ohio small, minority- and women-owned businesses have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ohio Minority Micro-Enterprise Grant Program provides $10,000 in funding to help these companies through the current crisis and set them up for the future.

06/03/2020

Join the Lunch and Learn on June 18 to learn how cyber criminals have taken advantage of the current COVID-19 crisis to increase attacks on small businesses. Eva Bloom, Education Specialist at Ohio University Credit Union, will give helpful tips on how to secure your systems and protect your company from cyber attacks. Email [email protected] to register.

Join BioOhio and Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted for the Teleconference Town Hall on June 3 at 10:30am. Lt. Gov. Husted wil...
05/29/2020
Teleconference Town Hall with Lt. Gov. Jon Husted presented by BioOhio

Join BioOhio and Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted for the Teleconference Town Hall on June 3 at 10:30am. Lt. Gov. Husted will discuss the administration’s efforts to reopen Ohio’s economy safely, address concerns about the future of the industry, and cover work being done by InnovateOhio. Registration is free but space is limited. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teleconference-town-hall-with-lt-gov-jon-husted-presented-by-bioohio-registration-106155875080?mc_eid=d16e21510a&mc_cid=295f3aa854

Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted will be discussing the future of Ohio's bioscience industry and how together we can beat COVID-19.

05/27/2020

Join the June Lunch and Learn to learn how cyber criminals have taken advantage of the current COVID-19 crisis to increase attacks on small businesses. Eva Bloom, Education Specialist at Ohio University Credit Union, will give helpful tips on how to secure your systems and protect your company from cyber attacks. Email [email protected] to register.

Join BioOhio and Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted for the Teleconference Town Hall on June 3 at 10:30am. Lt. Gov. Husted wil...
05/26/2020
Teleconference Town Hall with Lt. Gov. Jon Husted presented by BioOhio

Join BioOhio and Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted for the Teleconference Town Hall on June 3 at 10:30am. Lt. Gov. Husted will discuss the administration’s efforts to reopen Ohio’s economy safely, address concerns about the future of the industry, and cover work being done by InnovateOhio. Registration is free but space is limited. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teleconference-town-hall-with-lt-gov-jon-husted-presented-by-bioohio-registration-106155875080?mc_eid=d16e21510a&mc_cid=295f3aa854

Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted will be discussing the future of Ohio's bioscience industry and how together we can beat COVID-19.

05/25/2020
Microsoft Office Excel-Part 1: Creating, Formatting & Basic Formula - Virtual Training June 2, 2020

New to excel? Check out the Microsoft Office Excel-Part 1 Virtual Training on June 2. Hosted by the Small Business Development Center at Ohio University, this training will cover formatting, constructing cell data, and basic formulas. Register at https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eh3qeu00be9d6903&oseq=&c=&ch=

Introductions to Excel-Formating a Worksheet- Constructing Cell Data-Printing Options-Using Basic Formulas. With the current COVID-19 situation, we are moving some of our training sessions to a virtual platform. This is in hopes of serving our business clients throughout this difficult time.

05/22/2020
Webinar: Shifting, Aligning and Executing a Strategy in a Disruptive Environment

RCBI & the Lean Enterprise Institute present a free webinar: Shifting, Aligning and Executing a Strategy in a Disruptive Environment on May 28. This introduction to Hoshin Kanri will feature Mark Reich, who spent 23 years with Toyota, & Laura Mottola, a leader in tech & innovation in the natural resources sector. https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eh3fmkkl41b99825&oseq=&c=&ch=

RCBI & the Lean Enterprise Institute present a free webinar: Shifting, Aligning and Executing a Strategy in a Disruptive Environment on May 28, from 2-3 p.m. EDT. This introduction to Hoshin Kanri will feature Mark Reich, who spent 23 years with Toyota, & Laura Mottola, a leader in tech & innovation...

Check out this read by Stephen Gavazzi and Forbes. The Ohio University Innovation Center is proud to be a part of Ohio U...
05/18/2020
Balancing Local And Global: How Does Ohio University Best Serve Its Stakeholders?

Check out this read by Stephen Gavazzi and Forbes. The Ohio University Innovation Center is proud to be a part of Ohio Universitys award-winning town-gown synergy. Thank you for the steadfast support of our work, President Nellis!
http://ow.ly/4g1O50zJido

How does a comprehensive university fulfill its mission to the region, state, country, and world while maintaining a vital connection to its host community?

05/18/2020
Virtual Lunch & Learn: Best Practices for Recruiting & Hiring May, 21,2020

Learn the best practices for hiring and recruiting at the virtual Lunch and Learn on May 21. Kelly O'Bryant, OSU Manufacturing Extension Partnership Growth Adviser, will discuss resume screening, avoiding discrimination, and interview tactics. https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eh32prf315233d5e&oseq=&c=&ch=

Find he best employees by learning how to screen resumes, avoid discrimination, improve interviewing skills, and incorporate diversity guidelines within hiring as well as in the workplace. Kelly O'Bryant, MEP Growth Advisor and former HR Manager in the private sector. O'Bryant is the Director of the...

How to stay innovative during a crisis: https://www.startupcatalystbrief.com/edition/monthly-support-communities-2020-04...
05/14/2020
Innovation Through Crisis

How to stay innovative during a crisis: https://www.startupcatalystbrief.com/edition/monthly-support-communities-2020-04?open-article-id=13605586&article-title=innovation-through-crisis&blog-domain=eonetwork.org&blog-title=entrepreneurs--organization

Written by Ruchir Punjabi , the co-founder and chief digital officer of Distributed Energy , a company that matches investors with renewable energy projects across Africa, Middle East and India, and the founder of Langoor, which was sold to Havas Group in 2019.

Do you need office or lab space for your early-stage startup? The Innovation Center has space available! In addition to ...
05/13/2020

Do you need office or lab space for your early-stage startup? The Innovation Center has space available! In addition to the professional space, IC clients benefit from coaching, cost-savings, and the connection to our vast network of people and resources. Learn more at https://ohio.edu/research/innovation/entrepreneurs

05/12/2020
Virtual Lunch & Learn: Best Practices for Recruiting & Hiring May, 21,2020

Learn the best practices for hiring and recruiting at the virtual Lunch and Learn on May 21. Kelly O'Bryant, OSU Manufacturing Extension Partnership Growth Adviser, will discuss resume screening, avoiding discrimination, and interview tactics.

Register at https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eh32prf315233d5e&oseq=&c=&ch=

Find he best employees by learning how to screen resumes, avoid discrimination, improve interviewing skills, and incorporate diversity guidelines within hiring as well as in the workplace. Kelly O'Bryant, MEP Growth Advisor and former HR Manager in the private sector. O'Bryant is the Director of the...

Congratulations to IC graduate, RXQ Compounding, LLC!
05/12/2020

Congratulations to IC graduate, RXQ Compounding, LLC!

RXQ is now licensed to ship compounded products to Vermont!

#RXQ #503B

Join Erin Rennich, Innovation Center Executive Coach and Certified Strategyzer Facilitator, for the virtual Introduction...
05/11/2020
Innovation Center Workshop Registration

Join Erin Rennich, Innovation Center Executive Coach and Certified Strategyzer Facilitator, for the virtual Introduction to Intellectual Property workshop on May 14. She will review the various types of intellectual property that include patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets and how to determine if you may have or can create one of these key resources. http://ow.ly/Du3L50zw1EP

The Innovation Center could not support business and job creation without the talent of Ohio University students! Check ...
05/08/2020
Spring semester student workers adapted, succeeded during remote online transition

The Innovation Center could not support business and job creation without the talent of Ohio University students! Check out this latest feature highlighting Josie Gogel, among other Bobcats who have seamlessly transitioned to working remotely during this challenging time. http://ow.ly/DzE150zB8XU

Across Ohio University, significant efforts were made to create meaningful remote working opportunities for student workers to keep working during the 2020 Spring Semester.

TechOhio
05/08/2020
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Looking for a way to disinfect your home without using toxic chemicals? 🙋‍♂️Then you may want to check out Nature's Magic! Read why this Athens startup is making the perfect product to slow the pandemic.

The economic restart has begun! Check out OhioSE's Restart page for resources and safe restart protocols at https://apeg...
05/06/2020
Responsible ReStart OhioSE | OhioSE Economic Development

The economic restart has begun! Check out OhioSE's Restart page for resources and safe restart protocols at https://apeg.com/responsible-restart-ohiose/

View the JobsOhio Network’s Responsible Restart Guide HERE. Governor DeWine, Lt Governor Husted and Dr. Amy Acton announced plans to reopen the economy with sector-specific protocols for the safety of all Ohioans. We ask that all companies adhere to the guidance for the safety of their associates ...

IC Client Nature's Magic offers a safe way to disinfect your entire home!   https://weare.techohio.ohio.gov/2020/05/05/t...
05/05/2020
This Athens Startup Can Clean and Disinfect Your Whole Home Without Toxic Chemicals

IC Client Nature's Magic offers a safe way to disinfect your entire home! https://weare.techohio.ohio.gov/2020/05/05/this-athens-startup-can-clean-and-disinfect-your-whole-home-without-toxic-chemicals/

With germs on everyone’s minds, Nature’s Magic cleans naturally Amid a global pandemic, people everywhere are being more thoughtful about cleanliness and disinfectants. But families are also concer…

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