COVID-19 Update: The Innovation Center is open to our on-site essential businesses and maintaining safe operations. The Innovation Center is also providing virtual business development support to all of its clients and accepting new clients during this crisis. For a full list of COVID-19 business resources, please click here. Contact us with any questions.
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OHIO students gain experience at the IC
March 24, 2020
The Innovation Center has fostered more than 300 companies that have created more than 3,000 jobs in southeastern Ohio since its inception in 1983. In addition to providing entrepreneurs with space and services to grow their ideas into successful businesses, the incubator also provides rich and unique hands-on learning experiences to Ohio University undergraduates.
3D printing brings ancient artifacts to life
February 13, 2020
The University Libraries worked with scientists and lab managers at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and Innovation Center to create 3D images and printed replicas of a clay tablet, scarab seal and cylindrical seal in the University Libraries’ Rare Book Collection.
ARC Awards Innovation Center $250,000 Grant
February 12, 2020
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown announced that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded $250,000 to Ohio University for renovations to the Ohio University Innovation Center (IC). The funds will be used to convert former office space into a biotechnology laboratory, and add a new heating system and virtual conferencing technology to the building.