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Christian On Ramp
Student-led initiative ramps up innovation

After discovering his passion for entrepreneurship, recent industrial and systems engineering graduate Christian Lampasso founded and now directs a new innovation program at Ohio State that gives students the opportunity to delve deeper into the world of disruptive technology.

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Cannabis industry must take on enforcement inequities to increase diversity, panel says

The Moritz College of Law Drug Enforcement and Policy Center and the Center for Innovation Strategies held a panel of legal and business leaders to discuss making cannabis industry employment more diverse, which requires grappling with decades of inequitable enforcement of a product that's still federally illegal.

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Smart Circuit self-driving shuttles fuel Ohio State research

The Center for Innovation Strategies and Ohio State’s Institute for Materials Research collaborated on a three-day INNOVATE-O-thon event in November with DriveOhio, an initiative working to advance smart mobility in Ohio. Each semester, IMR challenges undergraduates studying a variety of disciplines to work with each other, as well as faculty, industry and government representatives to a solve real-world problem. The Center for Innovation Strategies' Executive Director, Paul Reeder, helped facilitate student ideation sessions for this project.

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The Ohio state university helps launch new handyman service in central ohio

Have a leaky faucet, broken doorbell or need a new ceiling fan? You can now get help from an unlikely source: Ohio State University. Ohio State has teamed up with Rebuilding Together Central Ohio and the city of Columbus to launch Mod Squad, a new Central Ohio handyman service.

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Innovation summit tackles building an entrepreneurial culture

Attendees at The Ohio State University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s Innovation Summit 2018 received a series of first-hand insights into how companies have successfully built entrepreneurial cultures.

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