AU20 OnRamp Applications are now open!

Applications close on Friday, Sept. 11th

OUR PROGRAM

OnRamp is a corporate innovation idea accelerator driven by innovative students at The Ohio State University. Given initial concepts generated by a sponsor, a group of students conduct customer validation and innovation techniques over a multi-week program to result in out-of-the-box solutions.

Student Talent

Start a relationship between industry leaders and some of Ohio State's most innovative and driven students

Lean Start-Up

Explore multiple early-stage low fidelity products to quickly iterate and improve with low risk of failure

Customer Validation

By conducting personal interviews of potential users, true customer data is obtained to inform solutions

Culture Exposure

Create an outlet for corporate ideation and expose associates to lean start-up process and customer-driven thinking

Collaboration

Collaborate in parallel with industry partners to produce dual innovation products from the ground up

Real-World Impact

Explore the potential of powerful new business models, products and services

10

Cohorts

77

Vetted Concepts

244

Student Internships

38

Full-Time Positions

OUR PARTNERS

The  Center for Innovation Strategies (CIS) is an official academic center of The Ohio State University housed at the Fisher College of Business. CIS collaborates across campus and in the community as a facilitator and connector to promote innovation at Ohio State and beyond. Our programs are designed to help our students and partners learn from academic and industry experts, engage with and influence the talent pipeline and connect with the broader innovation ecosystem.

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