OHIO receives an extension to its APLU Innovation and Economic Prosperity designation, a nod to its continued support of Southeast Ohio

January 31, 2024 The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) has extended a highly competitive community and economic development designation to Ohio University.

Ohio University’s historic business incubator, the Innovation Center, celebrates milestone anniversary

October 23, 2023 The Innovation Center is honoring its past, present, and future success as an early pioneer of adding economic vitality to the underserved Appalachian region with a special reception on Nov. 1.

Nurturing Innovation

October 2, 2023 The Ohio University Innovation Center has been incubating startups since 1983

Innovation Center's 2022 Economic Impact Report highlights continued success

June 20, 2023 OHIO's Innovation Center supported 158 jobs that generated an estimated $26.4 million in employee compensation and $66.6 million in economic output in Athens County in 2022.

Ohio Innovation Tour webinar to feature 'Intel + Higher Education in Southeast Ohio' on March 29

March 24, 2023 The Ohio Innovation Tour will host a webinar featuring recent awardees of the Intel Semiconductor Education and Research Program for Ohio on March 29.

Entrepreneurship student highlights marketing expertise with nonprofits and startup work

November 15, 2022 Sophomore Parwinder Singh is already making the most of his OHIO experience, inside and outside the classroom.

Ohio University Innovation Center wins major award of excellence from InBIA

July 27, 2022 Ohio University’s business incubator, the Innovation Center, has received another major award of excellence from the International Business Innovation Association, or InBIA.

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $5 Million to Support Athens County Port Authority Building Project

July 22, 2022 The U.S. Department’s Economic Development Administration is awarding a $5 million grant to the Athens County Port Authority.

Ohio University Innovation Center awarded grant from USDA Rural Development Office to advance technical business development

June 29, 2022 The Ohio University Innovation Center was recently awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Office to provide technical and business development support to clients.

Innovation Center's 2021 Economic Impact Report highlights continued success

June 8, 2022 Ohio University’s Innovation Center supported 249 jobs that generated an estimated $18 million in employee compensation and $49.7 million in economic output in Athens County in 2021.

APLU names Ohio University 2021 Innovation & Economic Prosperity University Economic Engagement Connections award winner

November 16, 2021 The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named Ohio University a 2021 Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) Economic Engagement Connections award winner.

OHIO Innovation Center boasts another year of job growth, economic impact in 2020

July 27, 2021 Ohio University’s Innovation Center supported 269 jobs that generated an estimated $23 million in employee compensation in Athens County in 2020, according to a new economic impact report. 

OHIO named finalist for 2021 APLU Innovation & Economic Prosperity University Award

June 30, 2021 The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named Ohio University as one of six university finalists for its ninth annual Innovation & Economic Prosperity University Awards.

OHIO Innovation Center receives $1.2 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant

June 4, 2021 Ohio University’s Innovation Center, an internationally-renowned business incubator, has been awarded $1.2 million under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

OHIO Innovation Center increased job growth, economic impact in last calendar year

June 8, 2020 Ohio University’s Innovation Center supported 335 jobs that generated an estimated $22 million in employee compensation in Athens County in 2019, according to a new economic impact report.