May 31 - Ohio Signature Food Contest Deadline

The Ohio Signature Food Contest isn't just for dreamers, it's for doers. It's for those that want to take their food product idea and make it store shelf or restaurant ready. Don't have a business model? No problem.

Porkbelly BBQ wins CIFT Excellence Award

The award is in recognition of exceptional achievement in the development of the food company and the contribution to the industry and state of Ohio.

Small Business Accelerator Group

The Small Business Accelerator Group is a great way to advance opportunities for your business through unique services, networking and learning opportunities.

Ohio Sourced and Sauced Project

The Ohio Sourced and Sauced project was established to determine the feasibility of processing a nutritious sauce using “U.S. Grade B” fresh produce purchased from Ohio specialty crop growers.

June 12 - Introduction to Automation in Manufacturing

One of the biggest problems we are facing in manufacturing is a lack of workforce. We know that one of the best solutions to this issue is automation and robotics. So we are holding a hands on work shop to get you actionable information to get started.

How can CIFT provide solutions to your business needs?

CIFT is the resource to turn to for your company's next initiative. From technology acceleration to internships, CIFT has many opportunities to help your business succeed. Check out our available opportunities and give us a call!

From Small to Large, Serving Ohio Businesses for more than 20 years.

Assisting new and growing businesses.

CIFT works with small and startup companies through our kitchen incubator, providing product development guidelines, resources, marketing direction and more.

Join our team.

Are you hard-working, creative, and innovative?  Then you're our type!  Check out our career opportunities page.

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