Become a corporate partner

Reach out to our staff to uncover potential partnerships between your company and The Ohio State University.

President Drake's 2020 Vision

President Drake’s 2020 Vision is focused in three key areas:

Access, affordability and excellence:
Ohio State gives students a clear path to the American Dream.

Community engagement:
Ohio State solves major problems at home and around the world.

Diversity and inclusion:
Ohio State strives to be a model for inclusive excellence.

Discovery Themes

The Discovery Themes provide Ohio State with an unprecedented opportunity to find durable solutions to three of today’s—and tomorrow’s—most compelling issues. This is the world’s agenda. And, through the Discovery Themes initiative, we are making it Ohio State’s.

  • Energy and the Environment
  • Food Production and Security
  • Health and Wellness 

The Office of Research

To enhance the university’s research, outreach, and engagement activities, and fuel Ohio State’s commitment to economic development and the well-being of our community, top priorities for the Office of Research include increasing Ohio State’s participation in large-scale funding initiatives, improving the competitiveness of our researchers in their efforts to secure funding, and fostering economic development through enhanced industry-sponsored research and commercialization. Subscribe to TRANSCEND, the Office of Research’s monthly newsletter.

The Industry Liaison Office

The Industry Liaison Office, housed within the Office of Research, connects business and industry to Ohio State discoveries, ground-breaking research, and experts in targeted research areas.

Technology Commercialization Office

The Technology Commercialization Office at Ohio State is dedicated to supporting academic and clinical researchers, inventors, colleges, and centers by advancing their discoveries and innovations to market.

Trademark and Licensing

The Office of Trademark and Licensing Services is an independent licensing program that regulates, promotes and protects the use of the university’s name and identifying marks, both on and off campus. It is the campus contact responsible for the use of the Ohio State brand on products and services; university promotions and advertising; sponsorships; affinity programs; and enforcement of the brand.

Recruiting Resources

The Buckeye Careers Network connects the career services data management systems at Ohio State. To learn more about recruiting from a college reach out to our staff or explore the links below.

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