Featured  |  The Ohio State Fair 2013

The Ohio Development Services Agency is excited to participate in the 2013 Ohio State Fair. Our booth – located in the Bricker Marketplace Building, Booth #13 and #14 – highlights technologies, companies, products and services that make a difference to your communities and create jobs.

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Supporting cutting-edge Ohio technology

See how our Ohio Third Frontier program is working to build the Ohio tech-based economy.

We are helping to create, expand and attract new high-tech companies, while creating jobs and supporting Ohio entrepreneurs. We have some great Third Frontier-funded products to show you, including a 3-D printer from Case Western Reserve University, Boogie Board LCD screens from Kent Displays in Kent and a nanotechnology bike produced by Columbus-based Zyvex. ...learn more

Helping Ohio businesses succeed

Canton small business, Yard Game Creation, was able to launch the family-friendly game, BagWheel, with expertise and help from our Ohio Small Business Development Center. Come by and play BagWheel and hear this Ohio entrepreneur's story! ...learn more

Another company, Rain Drop Products, has been helping families create fun summer memories since 1982 with their water play structures. When it came time for Rain Drop to expand globally, the Ohio Export Internship Program provided the resources needed to identify new markets and partners, while also providing real world experience to students with an export focus. Check out why this company keeps making a splash worldwide! ...learn more

Building strong communities

We are also showcasing an asbestos remediation suit used by workers in Ohio buildings that are being renovated to remove this dangerous health threat, making buildings ready for new uses! Come check out the suit and try your hand at using our blacklight to spot soil contamination. ...learn more

In addition, the Office of Energy, along with COSI, will be showcasing "Science Spot". The exhibit demonstrates the amount of energy it takes to power a traditional incandescent light bulb versus an energy efficiency compact fluorescent light bulb. ...learn more