LIGHTS Regional Innovation Network
LIGHTS Regional Innovation Network is community and local business resource. LIGHTS assists individuals and companies in 26 Appalachian counties through product development, business coaching, and innovation gateways. Founded by the Ohio University Innovation Center and funded by the Appalachian Regional Commission, LIGHTS provides direct entrepreneurial assistance to start-ups and helps support post-recovery-to-employment opportunities. LIGHTS is a partner of TechGROWTH Ohio and the Social Enterprise Ecosystem and a significant influence on small business development in the region.