The Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron is a unique collaboration of:
Together, the founders of the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron are recognized leaders in research, education and health, representing:
One of two top polymer science and engineering programs in the U.S.
The most productive University technology transfer program per dollar of research in the United States
Highly regarded regional orthopaedic programs
Significant investments in annual academic, clinical research and commercialization efforts
These institutions are joined by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the State of Ohio as partners in the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron.
The institute is also closely aligned with regional biomedical commercialization efforts including: BioEnterprise, the City of Akron’s Biomedical Corridor development zone, the Akron Global Business Accelerator and Akron ARCHAngels.