The department of development shall:
(A) Maintain a continuing evaluation of existing research facilities in the state and their relationship to orderly economic growth and the solution of community problems of the state;
(B) Prepare and disseminate information relative to research facilities in the state and their availability to industrial activities and the solution of community problems;
(C) Prepare and recommend programs for the coordination of research activities in the state and to assure the maximum use of such facilities in the development of orderly economic growth and the solution of community problems;
(D) Cooperate with educational institutions in the development of educational programs to train technical personnel in the field of research and those other fields related to the solution of community problems;
(E) Carry out continuing studies and analyses of the problems and opportunities of communities, districts, and regions within the state, and of multistate regions of which Ohio is a part.
Effective Date: 08-12-1982 .