Innovation Center grant to support services for region’s makers and entrepreneurs


The Ohio University Innovation Center and the LIGHTS Regional Innovation Network have received a second grant from the Athens County Commissioners to expand access to product development and prototyping equipment to the region’s makers and entrepreneurs.

The award of $90,000 from Ohio Development Services Agency Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund will allow the IC and LIGHTS to continue to offer community members one-on-one, hands-on product design and equipment training. The cost-free 3D design, scanning and printing training is open to the public but aims to assist low-to-moderate income individuals.

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Story excerpt provided by The Athens Messenger.

Originally published August 20, 2019.

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