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OU research impacts
(2008-09-19)
(WOUB) - Research discoveries at Ohio University are having a record impact on the regional economy.

The university has announced its highest level of revenue from licensing -- $5.9 million in fiscal 2008.

That's nearly double the 2006 figure.

Forbes magazine recently ranked OU fourth in the country for the amount of license revenue it generates in relation to its funding based research.

Also, a new study shows Ohio University's Innovation Center contributed $15 million in labor income and 386 jobs to the region in 2007.

Businesses in the study included Diagnostic Hybrids, American Hydrogen, and Environenergy
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