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Industry Liaison Office (ILO)

Ohio State's commitment to the Industry Liaison Office mission is reflected in the establishment of a satellite office dedicated exclusively to the College of Engineering. 

Engineering Industry Liaison Office

The Ohio State University Industry Liaison Office fosters economic development opportunities in Ohio and beyond by connecting business and industry to Ohio State discoveries, ground-breaking research, experts in targeted focus areas, and outstanding students. Ohio State has achieved world-class status in a multitude of research areas including energy, transportation, materials, electromagnetics, medical imaging, cancer research, infectious and cardiovascular diseases, global climate change, environmental sciences, and agbioproducts. The College of Engineering is renowned for its research thrusts in alternative energy, advanced materials, sensors and sensor systems, power and propulsion, high performance computing, software architecture, automotive systems, and manufacturing technology. Linking the university’s immense assets to industry needs can lead to new products, improved processes, and expanded services. The primary mission of the ILO is to help industry collaborators build mutually-beneficial relationships with Ohio State researchers.

Vera Fosnot, Industry Liaison Director