Departmental Centers

Edison Polymer Innovation Corporation

director: J. Lando


EPIC is a joint effort of the State of Ohio, Case Western Reserve University, the University of Akron, and an Industrial Consortium to create usable technology for industry through research in the two universities that would create jobs and induce companies to expand in Ohio.

EPIC supports both research and intellectual property activities in a broad range of polymer science and engineering including synthesis, characterization, and processing.


With more than eighty member companies, EPIC is one of the world's largest consortia for polymer research.