and Events

  • 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 by April 1st.

  • Workshop March 16

    Advanced Biobased Systems Workshop: Growing an Industry
    March 16, 2017 from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
    Shisler Center, OARDC/OSU, Wooster, Ohio
    Read more and Register: see the flyer.

  • March 30, 2017: Gender Initiative

    Gender Initiative Sponsored Symposium “Effective Communication and Building Your Personal Brand”

    WHEN: March 30, 2017: 8:30AM to 2:00PM

    WHERE: Nationwide 4H Auditorium in Columbus and Shisler Auditorium in Wooster

    Led by Kathryn Lowell, CEO Image Matters. For more information, see the web page

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

Translational Plant Sciences Graduate Program | Click to see the opportunity!