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A place of thinking, making and doing, of discovery and delivery – 1819 connects you to what matters most. This is the one-stop destination where industry meets University of Cincinnati talent and resources.

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Startup Weekend ignites possibilities

February 8, 2023

From software that helps detect invasive species to an artificial intelligence learning platform, University of Cincinnati students pitched an array of innovative ideas at the inaugural UC Startup Weekend in January.


Predicting the likelihood that someone has heart disease

February 8, 2023

Is it possible to know which tests have the most “bang for the buck” in determining if a patient has heart disease? Motivated by global statistics and heart disease in her own family, one University of Cincinnati student chose her capstone project to research the topic.


Writing a business plan

Business plans are the foundation of your business. Good plans will guide you through each stage, from starting and managing to becoming a roadmap for how to structure and grow your enterprise. While there’s no right or wrong way to write a business plan, it is important that your plan meets your needs. Most business plans are either traditional or lean startups. Each has four key elements of both formats.

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Our knowledgeable staff and seasoned entrepreneurs will walk you from conception to startup launch.

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Our 12,000-square foot makerspace is a place for research, exploration and creation.

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We offer front-door service to shared resources and an R&D talent pipeline of students and faculty.

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