Technology Transfer and Commercialization Task Force


In 2012 The Ohio Board of Regents assembled a Technology Transfer and Commercialization Task Force made up of higher education and industry leaders, including university presidents, corporate CEOs, financial investors, industry advocates, and entrepreneurial intermediaries.

The Task Force was overseen by the Ohio Board of Regents' Commercialization Subcommittee, chaired by former Regent Chairman Vinny Gupta. Support also came from the Ohio Department of Higher Education senior staff with a small steering committee which facilitated Task Force activities. Relying on input from a diverse array of stakeholders, the Task Force was charged with developing a statewide commercialization ecosystem that creates jobs in Ohio by effectively and efficiently moving higher education to commercialized application in order to create new businesses, attract new businesses, and expand existing businesses.


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Status of Implementation of Strategic Recommendations For Advancing Ohio’s Innovation Economy (Download PDF)

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2012 Advancing Ohio's Innovation Economy: The first-ever comprehensive report on improving statewide commercialization efforts among the university research and business community (Download PDF) 11.jpg