On the Money with Chris DeSimio welcomes in Bill Carter, author of the provocative book Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story About Copper, the Metal that Runs the World. While copper is utilized extensively in home construction, cell phones, air planes and more, its value has made it a target for thieves. Learn more about this versatile and valuable metal, and its long history of multiple usages.
Ohio Governor John Kasich has said he wants Ohio's public universities to do more to capitalize on the results of their research work. That's something Miami University started several years ago on their own and other schools are getting on board too.
The Technology Transfer and Commercialization Task Force is recommending expanding college entrepreneurial programs; fostering stronger links between research universities and the business sector; and eliminating intellectual property barriers that can deter universities and and companies from partnering.