Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (TEC) Institute
Welcome to the Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (TEC) Institute at The Ohio State University – a premier Proof of Concept Center for commercializing innovative technologies. TEC offers award-winning educational programs for academic and professional innovators, analytical and consulting services for corporations, investment firms and research institutions, and thought leadership on commercialization of early-stage technologies at the university and beyond.
Our programs serve all participants in the commercialization experience, from academics to business professionals, from startups to corporations, in Ohio and around the globe.
Whether you are looking to monetize a particular technology, invest in technology-based startups, or acquire new technologies in support of your corporate mission, the TEC Institute can help.
To accelerate the commercialization of innovative technologies for increased return on innovation investment and to train academic and business professionals in the advanced art, science and practice of technology entrepreneurship.
Dr. S. Michael Camp is an entrepreneur, educator and senior business analyst with more than 25 years of experience in architecting innovative models for the rapid monetization and commercialization of technology—including the design and launch of new ventures—and designing and administering hybrid, interdisciplinary educational programs in entrepreneurship. Dr. Camp has served as senior executive, board advisor and strategic consultant for numerous new and growing technology companies, private foundations, non-profits and educational institutions.