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Office for Research and Graduate Education

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Corporate Research Engagement 101: The Basics

This webinar will benefit Ohio State affiliates who participate or will participate in corporate research engagement. Attendees will learn what industry partners value from their relationship with academia and how academia benefits from engaging in collaborative industry-sponsored research. Other topics include how to use existing industry/university relationships to identify company contacts; how to gather intelligence on past and current Ohio State industry partnerships; the industry-sponsored research process; advice on proposal development; research agreement terms and the responsibilities of the Principal Investigator and the Sponsored Programs Officer. The webinar will conclude with an introduction to the university’s research support ecosystem and The Ohio State Universities Libraries’ resources available on this topic.