Building on our history as an engaged University, BGSU recognizes that effective economic development requires partnership with the broader community. In order to realize robust local and regional growth, we work with private sector businesses to:
"Innovation is one of Ohio's strongest competitive advantages. Patent development is rising in Ohio (up 10 percent in the last decade) and recent studies indicate a direct link between the number of patents issued per year and the overall income security of any given state."
— Mark Schweitzer
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
- Improve existing products
- Define best practices
- Integrate BGSU into the "world of work"
By sharing knowledge, ideas and resources, BGSU strives to unleash the creative thinking needed to secure the region’s future innovation, economic competitiveness and prosperity in a global economy.