UARF's mission is to transform and expand the region's innovation economy through entrepreneurship education, technology commercialization, application of UA research, and creation of new entrepreneurial ventures.
Since its creation in 2001, UARF has become a significant source of support for both UA innovators and Northeast Ohio entrepreneurs.
UARF is home to one of the nation's first I-Corps Sites, one of the first Ohio-awarded technology validation funds.UARF is also proud to be a member of the Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurial Signature Program.
Dr. Suzanne Bausch
President of UARF
Dr. Bausch is serving as the University’s chief research officer where she is responsible for growing the University's research enterprise including grants, contracts and sponsored programs; intellectual property administration, patent marketing and licensing; and oversight of programs to encourage basic, applied and funded research among faculty, staff and students.
She will also oversee technology commercialization of University intellectual property and economic development; outreach to build relationships between the business community and the research enterprise; and provide general academic supervision of graduate education within the University.
Graphic Design & Marketing Associate
Entrepreneurial Program Intern
Rachel will complete her bachelor’s degree at the University of Akron in Spring 2024. She is studying mechanical engineering with a minor in computer science. She has prior work experience in research and development (R&D), as well as manufacturing.
Outside of school and work, she enjoys hiking and baking.
UPCOMING BOARD MEETINGS
January 26, 2023 3:00 to 4:30pm, via Microsoft Teams
April 27, 2023 3:00 to 4:30pm, via Microsoft Teams
July 27, 2023 3:00 to 4:30pm, via Microsoft Teams
November 30, 2023 3:00 to 4:30pm, via Microsoft Teams
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