Lt. Gov. Jon Husted, Akron’s Polymer Industry Cluster talk collaboration, innovation at roundtable

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AKRON, Ohio — Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted made a stop at Akron’s Bounce Innovation Hub on Tuesday to talk about innovation — and polymers.

During a roundtable discussion, Husted spoke with representatives of the Greater Akron Chamber’s Polymer Industry Cluster Advisory Council, which comprises 40 entities, including companies, universities, industry associations and economic-development partners.

His visit dovetails with a $150 million allocation in the proposed state operating budget toward the creation of innovation hubs around the state.

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Written by Jennifer Conn.

Originally published February 21, 2023.

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