Research and Innovation
Driving research and discovery

With top minds in their fields, world-class research facilities and partners across the country, we are working together to find solutions and redefine discovery.

Research and Innovation

5th
in industry-sponsored research among all U.S. universities
360
new inventions created by Ohio State researchers each year
$1.2 billion
in research and development
expenditures in FY21
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Ohio State research in action

Life-changing discoveries, groundbreaking findings, innovative solutions to real-world problems — see how the brilliant researchers at Ohio State are tackling tough questions, driving change and helping to build a brighter future for us all.

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Advancing discovery — together

From vast corporate partnerships to developing technology, supporting startups and more, see how Ohio State is building research communities that enable invention and discovery.
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Making connections

By pairing Ohio State’s unrivaled depth and breadth with expertise, we can connect and provide unparalleled pathways to innovation.

Research and innovation in action

From medical breakthroughs and advancements to world-changing research and findings, see how the innovators at Ohio State are finding answers and solving real-world problems.

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Driving smart mobility

Ohio State researchers are innovating the next generation mobility systems that move people, goods and services efficiently, safely and sustainably.
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Exploring beyond Earth

See how our world-renowned researchers continue to lead new discoveries and educate the next generation of leaders in aviation and space research.
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Advancing sustainability

By improving the performance and capability of wind sensors, our researchers are enhancing the sustainability of aircraft, wind turbines and beyond.
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Carmenton: Ohio State's innovation district

A hub for technology and talent, Carmenton enables research advances and accelerates innovations to market. This burgeoning district will bring communities together to improve lives and propel discovery.

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Fostering entrepreneurship

See how Ohio State is fueling economic growth and fostering a culture of innovation and creation by engaging with researchers, supporting startups and providing networking and pathways for student entrepreneurs.