Research and Sponsored Programs

Economic Development at The University of Toledo

The University of Toledo is actively involved in the Northwest Ohio region’s economic development efforts. Many centers and institutes have joined the economic development endeavors to help strengthen and grow the community in and around Toledo.

LaunchPad Incubation at
The University of Toledo (LPI)
The LaunchPad Incubation Program (LPI) at The University of Toledo provides intensive entrepreneurial assistance, state-of-the-art facilities and other valuable resources to early-stage, technology-based start up companies. The program is focused on taking business ventures from concept to commercialization and providing a framework for companies to become thriving, self-sustaining members of the community. LPI works to bolster innovation in Northwest Ohio by providing access to capital, business development resources and expertise focused on enhancing community collaboration and communication for entrepreneurial development.
Rocket Innovations (RI) Rocket Innovations promotes relationships between the University of Toledo researchers and business leaders and to spur technological discoveries and commercialization and assists UT in coordinating economic development related activities for the economic growth of the region. RI support UT through the development, support and investment in services for public and private economic development projects.
Last Updated: 4/6/21