WestFest Partners

Ohio State’s West Campus Science & Sustainability Festival

Young child using a magnifying glass to look at plants    Educator showing fossils at an outdoor booth    Family interacting with ENGIE booth    Young child wearing a motorcycle helmet        

WestFest is made possible thanks to funding from the Ohio State Energy Partners, the volunteer efforts of the WestFest Planning Committee, and the amazing content and contributions from our WestFest Partners.

2021 Ohio State Partners

Adams Lab @ Museum of Biological Diversity

Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center

Arne Slettlebak Planetarium


Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center

Center for Applied Plant Sciences

Center for Automotive Research

Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence

Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis

College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Association

College of Pharmacy

Department of Astronomy

Department of Mathematics

Department of Molecular Genetics

Department of Plant Pathology

Environmental Professionals Network

Fish Division @ Museum of Biological Diversity

Global Water Institute

Infectious Disease Institute

Language Sciences Research Lab @ COSI

Nanotech West Labs

Ohio Sea Grant/Stone Lab

Ohio State Energy Partners/ENGIE

Plant Pathology Graduate Student Association

Scientific Thinkers STEM Outreach

STEAM Factory

Sustainability Institute

2021 Community Parnters

Franklin Park Conservatory

GreenSpot Columbus

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Office of Environmental Education

Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio

Previous Partners (2017-2020)

  • Biological Sciences Greenhouse
  • Center for Urban and Regional Analysis
  • Columbus Audubon
  • COSI
  • Department of Psychology
  • Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Digital Flagship/Mobile Design Lab
  • ElectroScience Laboratory
  • FLOW – Friends of the Lower Olentangy Watershed
  • Initiative for Agricultural Transformation
  • Office of Energy & Environment
  • Ohio 4-H
  • Ohio Bioproducts Innovation Center
  • Ohio Energy Project
  • Ohio Water Resources Center
  • Orton Geological Museum
  • OSU Press
  • Smart Columbus
  • Society for Ecological Restoration (student group)
  • Wetlands Research Park
  • Wexner Medical Center Green Team

ENGIE staff at WestFest boothTwo staff from Byrd Polar standing outside smilingFour scientists at an outdoor booth about zebrafishEducator at a craft activity table outdoors


WestFest like to thank the Ohio State Energy Partners for their generous funding of the event from 2017-2021.

Information for WestFest Partners