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ERIK Strategic Plan

Working with collaborators across the university, the Enterprise for Research, Innovation and Knowledge (ERIK) recently released a multi-year strategic plan that affirms and strengthens our connections to the university's strategic vision, ensures alignment and a shared ambition across ERIK, and drives cascading goals, priorities and differentiators.

More than 300 faculty and staff participated in workgroups and other sessions to develop initiatives and success measures that align to key ambition drivers all while we provide regular updates to over 11,000 individuals throughout our process.

Our ambition

Ohio State will achieve transformative impact of its research, innovation and knowledge to advance our society, further serve our community and drive economic prosperity and vitality.

  • Inspire a culture of research, innovation and knowledge excellence, fueled by a model of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility
  • Be globally renowned for discoveries, knowledge generation and creative expression
  • Lead development of impactful solutions to critical societal and community challenges through partnerships, innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Create and sustain dynamic infrastructure and capabilities that drive discoveries
  • Continuously increase operational excellence to enable shared and individual success

Modeling the 21st century land grant university

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Ohio State research expenditures set new record at $1.449 billion

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Two Ohio State medical scientists elected to the National Academy of Inventors

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