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.
Office of Research

Develops the strategy and supports efforts to grow the research and creative expression enterprise, including operations, sponsored programs and research compliance.

Office of Innovation and Economic Development

Advances innovation and technology commercialization, manages intellectual property, builds corporate partnerships, stimulates entrepreneurial and startup activities and supports the region’s economic development efforts. (formerly Corporate Engagement Office)

Office of Knowledge Enterprise

Identifies existing and emerging research opportunities and provide resources and support to grow research talent.

Innovation District

Collaborative space in development on the west side of Ohio State’s Columbus campus where students, academic researchers, Fortune 500 businesses and new start-ups can share and accelerate promising new ideas into solutions.