The Ohio Innovation Exchange (OIEx) brings together industry and university expertise to solve challenges and capitalize on opportunities - from research partnerships and intellectual property (patents) to laboratory and specialized equipment/research services.  

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Spotlight on Ohio Research & Innovation News

The Ohio State University’s Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship hosted the President’s Buckeye Accelerator Finale.  Eleven student-led startups competed for six spots in the year-long accelerator and $50,000 each to support their ventures....

A team of second-year medical students at Northeast Ohio Medical University and a business analytics graduate student from Kent State University earned Best in Digital Health at the University of Utah’s Bench to Bedside competition for their innovation -- Dream AI -- an electronic health record add-on that aims to revolutionize the diagnosis of sleep apnea by leveraging modern health record advancements and machine learning...

Youngstown State University placed fourth overall in the e-Human Powered Vehicle Challenge at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Festival, competing against 15 other teams ..

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