1819 Innovation Hub

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UC's 1819 Innovation Hub brings university talent, industry, and community together in a space free from barriers that hinder innovation—allowing ideas to be unleashed and curated. It’s a one-stop destination for the university, the city, and world beyond to co-locate, bring ideas to life, and solve today’s most complex problems.  

Shaping Tomorrow Through the 1819 Innovation Hub

  • Create an environment for collaboration, innovation, and creative collisions.
  • Provide structure for the community to engage with UC.

The 1819 Innovation Hub is strategically located near UC's Uptown campus in Cincinnati’s developing innovation district, a mixed-use development supporting medical, research and innovation industries. With a metro population over two million, the city of Cincinnati is nationally recognized for its vibrant and growing innovation ecosystem:

“Top up-and-coming region for new college graduates” – Forbes
“Top 10 best cities to start a new career” – Time Magazine
“Where startups are thriving” – CNN Money
“Best place in the U.S. for young entrepreneurs” – Under 30 CEOs

Cincinnati Innovation District

The Cincinnati Innovation District® is a unique and thriving ecosystem that attracts, produces, retains and develops talent by co-locating and collaborating with organizations. The district envelops myriad innovation assets and access to some of the world’s leading academic and research centers, organizations and talent pools. 

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Ryan Hays

Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer