May 2021

May is National Inventors Month, and no other state can compare to Ohio’s contribution to the American drive to innovate and create. Ohio’s heritage is invention, but that heritage goes far beyond the famous inventors we learned about in school. Today, here in the Buckeye State, Ohioans are pushing the limits of innovation and making their mark.

From advanced medical technology to simple patented designs that make everyday life easier, Ohioans are coming up with new products and ways to improve our lives while creating jobs that employ our fellow Ohioans. Startup incubators all over Ohio have helped small businesses launch and grow, pairing hard working Ohioans with investors and other resources.

If you have an idea or skill that you want to turn into a business, visit the Secretary of State’s Business Services page. On our site you can file your new business and connect with valuable resources so that your business can contribute to Ohio’s burgeoning economy.

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