The following organizations have partnered to create and promote the Northwest Ohio Green Products Center.
The Center for Innovative Food Technology assists manufacturers improve their competitive position through the development and adaption of emerging technologies, industry best practices and novel business approaches within the food and agricultural industry.
The Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce's Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) provides counseling to assist small and medium-sized businesses interested in marketing their products and services to federal, state, and local government agencies.
The Regional Growth Partnership provides information to business in the way of expansion assistance, technology development, financial direction and general business assessments.
At the The Bowling Green State University's College of Business Administration, entrepreneurship is fueled by innovation, creativity, and a passionate willingness to take a chance. The College of Business Administrationís commitment to fostering entrepreneurship in the area is demonstrated through establishment of both a successful entrepreneurship minor academic program as well as the Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership. Established by collaborative financial support from Scott Hamilton (Olympic Gold Medal Skater), William Dallas (Chairman & CEO of Ownit Mortgage Solutions & co-founder of Fox Sports Grill) and a grant from the Kauffman Foundation, the Center provides valuable outreach that supports entrepreneurial initiatives.
The University of Toledo College of Business Administration's Small Business and Entrepreneurship Institute actively assists in the development and growth of new and existing entrepreneurial ventures within the University and the NW Ohio community. Through faculty-directed consulting teams, we provide effective business solutions using a combination of theory, practice, and real-world experience.
The Lucas County Improvement Corporation is a private non-profit organization dedicated to developing the economic potential of our region by providing the best resources, planning, and expertise to industry and government. Working in partnership with businesses, governments, educational institutions, and the non-profit sector the LCIC creates innovative solutions to the challenges of a changing global economy in the 21st Century.
Northwest Ohio Green Products Center
''Your conference was an excellent opportunity to learn about products and technology that we may have an interest in pursuing. Anything we can do to promote locally-owned businesses in Ohio is positive for all of us.''
The Andersons, Inc.
''Your program was very helpful for not only those who have a biobased product, but also those who are looking at future biobased opportunities.''
Spartan Chemical Co.
''Purchases by the military and civilian installations amount to nearly $400 billion a year. In 2006, USDA procured $4.8 million of that amount.''
U.S. Department of Agriculture