News
and Events

  • Farewell to Rod Crider

    Thank you to Rod Crider, BioHio founding board member, for his service to BioHio and the Wayne County community.  Best wishes for success in his new role as President & CEO of ROWANWorks, Rowan County, NC.

  • Welcome Cathann Kress, PhD

    A warm welcome to Cathann Kress, PhD, our new Chairperson, VP Agricultural Administration, Dean of the College of Food, Agriculture, & Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University. You can read more about Dean Kress.

  • May 20, 2017 – Mini MakerFaire

    makerfairlogoOn Saturday, May 20th, The University of Akron Wayne College will host the first Mini Maker Faire for Wayne County and the surrounding area. Maker Faire is part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new! Participation in the Wayne County Mini Maker Faire is free.  Please fill-out an application at waynecounty.makerfaire.com by April 1st.

Welcome to the
BioHio Research Park

We are an Affiliate of The Ohio State University located on the beautiful campus of OSU’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster, Ohio. BioHio is in the heart of some of the most productive farm land in Ohio as well as the technologically advanced, culturally vibrant and entrepreneurial north east Ohio.

As part of one of the longest-lived land-grant research and development institutions in the United States OARDC has a long and proud history of successful agbioscience technology transfer to the marketplace. With the launch of BioHio Research Park we look forward to increased opportunities to support companies and organizations bringing new and exciting products and technologies to the marketplace.

BioHio Research Park welcomes start-up companies, growing companies, mature corporate partners (domestic & international), research institutes, and academic and government laboratories. Our business focus on agbioscience technology with emphasis on bioenergy & bioproducts, food production & safety, human and animal health and environmental management & engineering is unique in US research parks

For a downloadable PDF about BioHio click here


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