From “Rust Belt” to “Innovation Belt,” the Buckeye State Staking Claim as a National Technology Hub
Alexandria, VA/Columbus, OH – With state-of-the-art resources, leveraged through successful academic, industrial and economic collaboration, Ohio is leading the Midwest’s transformation from “Rust Belt” to “Innovation Belt,” The Ohio State University’s head of research observed during a keynote presentation at the Internet2 Spring Meeting.
Internet2, whose network is owned by U.S. research universities, is one of the worldʼs most advanced networking consortium for global researchers and scientists. The biannual conference, recently held in Alexandria, Va., represented more than 800 technology leaders from throughout the Unites States and the world.
“The Ohio State University, the State of Ohio and others in the Midwest are creating powerful technology engines that are changing how universities, industry and government work together to fuel our nation’s economy,” said Dr. Caroline...