The Enterprise for Research, Innovation and Knowledge positions Ohio State to expand curiosity-driven research and creative expression activities, further develop our research community, including students, faculty and staff to be leaders both today and in the future, and grow the innovation ecosystem to address societal challenges.

Enterprise Pillars

Office of Research

Support efforts to grow Ohio State's research and creative expression enterprise

Office of Innovation and Economic Development

Advance commercialization, build corporate partnerships and stimulate entrepreneurial and startup activities

Office of Knowledge Enterprise

Identify emerging research opportunities and provide resources to grow research talent


Ohio State's innovation district where students, researchers, businesses and start-ups converge and collaborate to improve lives

Targeted Investment Areas

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Smart Mobility
Driving towards next generation mobility systems
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Preparing the next generation of leaders in semiconductors and microelectronics
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Space Research and Education - The Next Frontier