Ohio State startup helps focus attention on government-sponsored research


A startup spun out of technology from The Ohio State University will be recognized next month in an event highlighting the role of federally funded research.

IR Medtek is one of 22 university-affiliated startup companies from across the nation to participate in the University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase sponsored by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and the Association of American Universities. The showcase highlights the important role of federally funded university research in supporting entrepreneurship and innovation in the U.S. economy. Due to COVID-19, the event will feature a social media campaign instead of a presentation at the Capitol.

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Written by Chris Booker.

Originally published November 30, 2020.

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