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Searching for innovation in Ohio

Innovation is key to ensuring companies remain competitive. And, JobsOhio wants to support innovation that solidifies our regional companies as industry leaders.

Supporting innovation

In a recent REDI Cincinnati Community Partners meeting, JobsOhio's Andrew Deye, senior director of strategy, sales and research, shared details about the organization's research and development grant. The grant's goal is to invest in new R&D centers that support existing and emerging sectors, such as additive technology, cybersecurity or data analytics. Authorized with $50 million of initial funding, the grant focuses on commercializtion to spur job creation and innovation.

JobsOhio is looking to partner with middle market for-profit companies or nonprofit institutions with at least $10 million in annual revenue and a five-year operating history. 

Think your company may fit the grant requirements? Connect with me at TBachman@REDICincinnati.com or (513) 686-2968 for more information.