Ohio Third Frontier
Ohio Third Frontier is a strong supporter of the University of Cincinnati in general and the Technology Accelerator for Commercialization in particular. In November 2014, for example, UCTAC received funding renewal of $1 million from Ohio Third Frontier, double the amount UCTAC received in 2012.
Ohio Third Frontier, a major component of the State of Ohio’s Office of Technology Investments, is an internationally recognized technology-based economic development initiative that is successfully changing the trajectory of Ohio’s economy. This $2.1 billion initiative supports existing industries that are transforming themselves with new, globally competitive products new, globally competitive products and fostering the formation and attraction of new companies in emerging industry sectors.
Ohio Third Frontier provides funding to Ohio technology-based companies, universities, nonprofit research institutions and other organizations to create new technology-based products, companies, industries and jobs.