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The Ohio Third Frontier Commission approved nearly $5 million for projects at the University of Akron at its meeting Wednesday.
The university — in collaboration with PolyOne, Lubrizol, SNS NanoFiber, Viscus Biologics and Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron — was awarded $3 million in Third Frontier Innovation Platform funds to support the development of numerous products including novel polymers, X-ray shielding materials, protective coatings for medical devices, and catheters and antimicrobial materials for would healing.
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Originally published October 9, 2014.