Research Communications

Innovation Center releases 2010 economic impact report 

Sept. 14, 2011

Ohio University's Innovation Center has released its 2010 economic impact report.

The study identifies the number of jobs and amount of labor income directly associated with businesses incubated by the Innovation Center and estimates the indirect and induced impacts of these businesses on the Athens County economy.

The total impact of all businesses incubated by the Innovation Center on Athens County’s economy in 2010 was estimated to be 78 jobs. These 78 jobs generated an estimated $3.8 million in labor income. Innovation Center businesses also generated an estimated $437,734 in state and local tax revenues.

The analysis was provided by the Ohio University Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs. 

The report is now available online (PDF file).

For questions about the report, please contact Innovation Center Director Jennifer Simon at (740) 593-1818 or