Get Involved

OSU's Innovation Enterprise provides numerous opportunities for OSU Alumni and community members to enage with the University. From InnovationX to Advantage Accelerator, these opportunities include providing mentoring, serving as a judge or coach in a competition and guest speaking in classrooms and at OSU events. Fill out this webform to let us know your interests.  In addition, OSU is commited to Industry Engagement. Contact the Advantage Corporate Partnerships to explore these opportuniites. 

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OSU Advantage Accelerator is focused on high-growth, traded sector startup and early stage organizations and is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corp (I-Corps) program as an I-Corps Site. In 2017, the OSU Advantage Accelerator was recognized by GUST as the 8th most active business incubators/accelerators in the US in Canada. They offer a unique three-stage approach designed to best assist clients at all stages of growth.

  • Iterate. This hybrid introductory program consists of four workshops that equip clients with a toolkit to evaluate ideas from an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Accelerate. This second stage, ten-week program focuses on product market fit. Each Accelerate client engages in customer and develops a minimal viable product.
  • Launch. This third stage, five-month program designed to make each startup fully operational - from completing the team to developing a repeatable sales model.