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Main Street Ventures and UC 1819 Innovation Hub collaborate

February 2, 2024

In a significant step toward advancing our region's burgeoning startup ecosystem, the University of Cincinnati 1819 Innovation Hub proudly announces that Main Street Ventures (MSV), a non-profit capital deployment powerhouse for early-stage technology, retail and product manufacturing companies moved into the building this month. As reported by the Cincinnati Business Courier the new corporate partnership is set to usher in new possibilities for growth, creativity, and success for Cincinnati’s entrepreneurial trailblazers.


Workshop offers UC faculty and researchers guidance in protecting ideas and research

February 26, 2024

Generating groundbreaking ideas from the prolific minds of researchers and academic scholars extends beyond the confines of traditional laboratory or classroom settings. A new paradigm is emerging—one where enterprising scholars find avenues to transform their intellectual capital into tangible assets by exploring commercialization opportunities. At UC, the Technology Transfer (TT) office helps scholars and researchers navigate the intellectual landscape with precision and protection. On Thursday, March 7, Geoffrey Pinski, assistant vice president of Technology Transfer, will host a webinar unearthing insights for faculty that resonate throughout and beyond the academic ecosystem.


UC outshines Ivy League schools graduating billion-dollar unicorn founders

March 1, 2024

While the University of Cincinnati may not belong to the Ivy League schools, it proudly boasts its own league — the "Unicorn League." A new study found that UC left prestigious rivals such as Yale, Harvard and MIT behind with its track record of producing successful unicorn-launching alums, as reported by Entrepreneur.


Tech titans Tembo and Fireroad stake claim in the Silicon Heartland

February 12, 2024

In a strategic alliance at the forefront of technological advancement, the University of Cincinnati 1819 Innovation Hub welcomes the collaboration and shared residency of Tembo and Fireroad, two pioneering companies poised to redefine the landscape of Ohio's inaugural innovation district, the Cincinnati Innovation District.


3 steps to take your idea out of the lab and into the marketplace

At the University of Cincinnati, our faculty, staff and students are driven each day to solve problems that matter. Creating new products and services is the process of innovation. Transferring the resulting intellectual property from the creator to a company that can develop the idea is the process of technology transfer.


UC esports lab shares ideas from classics to cult favorites

December 21, 2022

Need a last-minute holiday gift idea for your favorite gamers? Chris Postell, founder of the University of Cincinnati Esports Club and senior manager, strategic initiatives, conducted a non-scientific poll of UC Esports Club members on their favorite video games, many lesser-known but cult favorites. He’s added ideas of his own and included suggestions from browsing popular gaming sites like KeenGamer.


UC nationally recognized for innovation in economic engagement

December 21, 2022

For the second consecutive year, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) has recognized the University of Cincinnati with an Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) Award for exemplary initiatives in education and workforce development.


How UC capstones drive value for businesses

December 14, 2022

At the University of Cincinnati, capstones have the potential to turn theory into action, transforming business problems into solutions. Through these and other academic initiatives, corporate partners in UC’s 1819 Innovation Hub connect with students and recruit top graduates. 


Venture Lab, Center for Entrepreneurship merge to boost innovation

December 1, 2022

The UC Venture Lab and the UC Center for Entrepreneurship will merge into a single unit. The newly integrated team will be led by Kate Harmon, executive director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and the El and Elaine Bourgraf Director of Entrepreneurship.


Three reasons why you should be using UC's Makerspace in 2023

January 6, 2023

From cutting boards to high-tech prototypes, transforming ideas into the physical world is at your fingertips. Hands-on learning, problem-solving and creative experimentation to materialize a tangible item is available at University of Cincinnati Ground Floor Makerspace.