The Ohio State University’s research and innovation enterprise is getting a major financial boost from Governor Mike DeWine and JobsOhio.
The Innovation District will receive a major share of a $100 million investment from JobsOhio, the state’s economic development group, into the central Ohio region, advancing the area’s health sciences and research space. Nationwide Children’s Hospital will also receive funding.
At a press conference on Wednesday, Feb. 17, state and university leaders said the funding will strengthen initiatives that are already underway and allow the university to forge new paths.
The Ohio State University will seek Board of Trustees approval this week for construction of the Energy Advancement and Innovation Center located within the West Campus Innovation District. The building is centered on finding innovative solutions for energy reduction and will allow researchers to develop, demonstrate and deploy innovations in sustainable building design and performance.
“Ohio State is uniquely positioned to bring together researchers from a variety of backgrounds who are committed to a more sustainable future,” said Ohio State President Kristina M. Johnson. “This facility will advance the great work already happening at...
Columbus Business First reports that Ohio State has approved a $2.37 billion 5-year capital plan to support Framework 2.0 and the university's strategic plan. It is an historic number for Ohio State as the university delivers on major projects identified in the campus master plan.
As reported by the outlet, classroom and laboratory buildings make up 47% of the new projects, and 39% are for OSU Wexner Medical Center.
“That’s really a healthy balance,” said Jay Kasey, Ohio State's senior vice president in the Office of Administration and Planning.
Columbus CEO Magazine recently profiled Ohio State's west campus innovation district. Keith Myers, vice president of Planning, Architecture and Real Estate, told the publication that the reframed research park plan calls for the construction of 9 million to 12 million square feet of projects on the campus during the next 20 years or more.
Plans for three buildings have been announce including the Interdisciplinary Research Facility, Energy Advancement and Innovation Center and the Wexner Medical Center West Campus Ambulatory Facilities.
“The Interdisciplinary Research Facility and Energy Advancement and Innovation Building will support Ohio State’s strategic plan by...
Smart Business interview Keith Myers, vice president of Planning, Architecture and Real Estate, about Ohio State's new innovation district planned for west campus. Myers expects to see the Interdisciplinary Research Facility, Energy Advancement and Innovation Center and the Wexner Medical Center West Campus Ambulatory Facility up sometime over the next 24 to 36 months. The buildings will support research and technology commercialization.
“A few years ago, the trustees became interested in taking the approximately 280 acres, south of Lane, and developing a plan to create an innovation campus out there,” Myers told the outlet.
The Ohio State University President Michael V. Drake sat down with Columbus Business First to discuss the future of Ohio State's west campus development. The publication summarized that the thing that excites him most about the emerging west campus innovation district isn't what buildings are already planned, but what is still left unknown.
"One of the most exciting parts of all of this are things we haven't envisioned yet," Drake told Business First. "Things that will come up and create the future."
In alignment with Framework 2.0, the university has announced three...
The development of West Campus, west of Kenny Road and south of Lane Avenue, has been a long time coming, university board members said on Thursday at a meeting of the Master Planning and Facilities Committee of the Board of Trustees.
Ohio State University has set its sights on its next frontier: “The western lands.”
The development of West Campus, west of Kenny Road and south of Lane Avenue, has been a long time coming, members of the OSU board of trustees’ Master Planning and Facilities committee said at a meeting Thursday.
Ohio State University’s board of trustees members heard plans for the proposed west campus "innovation district" on Thursday, as well as ideas for an improved Olentangy River trail and centralized recreation fields.
The master planning and facilities committee reviewed plans for two buildings that would anchor this district.
One is the Interdisciplinary Research Facility, which would include research labs, meeting spaces and cafes. The other is an Energy Advancement and Innovation Center for a technology commercialization partnership with energy management company Engie.
A proposed innovation district on Ohio State’s west campus is gaining momentum through two proposed buildings that will support research and technology commercialization.
Next week, Ohio State’s Board of Trustees Master Planning and Facilities Committee is expected to review a pair of projects proposed for the university’s west campus – located west of Kenny Road and south of Lane Avenue. Framework 2.0 , the university’s long-term planning vision, identified this area for a future innovation district.
The Interdisciplinary Research Facility, originally planned on Columbus’ midwest campus, is now targeted for west campus. The project will...
Three key focus areas offer exciting changes coming soon to The Ohio State University. Keith Myers, Ohio State’s vice president of Planning and Real Estate, offered a glimpse into the university’s future development during Wednesday’s Columbus Business First 2019 Commercial Developers Power Breakfast.
The event’s keynote speaker focused primarily on 15+HIGH, the Medical Center district and the future of West Campus during his address to the 500-person audience. All three districts were outlined in Framework 2.0, the university’s long-term planning vision.