Swine flu vaccine, welding technology among ideas getting help from state-backed commercialization program

Story excerpt provided by Columbus Business First.

Written by Carrie Ghose.

A welding technology and a pig vaccine developed at Ohio State University are among eight university-developed technologies getting $15,000 and state-funded entrepreneurial training to determine if they’re worth spinning out into businesses.

Trying to boost commercialization of the state’s university research, the Ohio Department of Higher Education has created the first state-funded program modeled on the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps. The state program, I-Corps@Ohio, kicks off July 21 and is administered by OSU’s Fisher College of Business.

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Originally published July 10, 2015.

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