1819
Innovation Hub

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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We love ‘Lucy’ — the AI avatar redefining UC tech transfer

July 17, 2024

In a visionary leap at the University of Cincinnati, the marriage of artificial intelligence and interactive technology has birthed "Lucy," a Smarthelp AI avatar poised to revolutionize how regional industries engage with UC's tech transfer initiatives.

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NIS program opens new horizons for international student

July 17, 2024

In his pursuit of physics and a taste for research, Akash Khanikor ventured from his hometown in India's Assam to the University of Cincinnati, drawn by the promise of hands-on exploration early in his undergraduate career as a NEXT Innovation Scholar.

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

We are redefining how a large public university with a research foundation will reinvent itself to serve society in the future

Dr. Neville G. Pinto, President, University of Cincinnati