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OSU App Center is a leading national model for on-campus mobile app development and commercialization. Established in 2013, OSU App Center is a resource for students and faculty members for mobile app design and development. Besides advising and training students on app design and development, the OSU App Center conducts a yearly app competition and develops custom mobile apps.
OSU App Center offers the following services:
  • Hosting mobile app competition

  • Designing and developing custom app projects

  • Training student app designers and developers 

  • Advising the community about the app development process

App Competition

Compete with your innovative app idea.

OSU App Center is running its annual app competition with $10,000 in prizes. The first part of the competition, in the fall semester, is to find and award the best app idea followed by an app development hackathon in the Spring.

Custom App Development

OSU App Center provides app design and development services and also works with several internal clients to develop apps for a fee. The apps developed by OSU App Center have been downloaded and used several thousand times across Apple and Android platforms. Contact us to discuss your app development need.

Our Apps



A Horticulture app that brings information on 200+ native and adapted non-native plants that grow well in Oklahoma. 


Healthy Homes

Healthy Homes Partners

Healthy Homes Partners app helps stakeholders - such as environmental health care providers, public health professionals, and health educators - navigate common residential health related hazards, including identification, mitigation/removal, and supplemental resources.

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Canopeo is a rapid and accurate green canopy cover measurement tool. Canopeo is based on research conducted at Oklahoma State University and allows you to accurately determine the percent canopy cover in real-time, so that you can precisely monitor crop progress and make informed management decisions.

OSU App Center's ImpactSince 2014

App Ideas Designed and Developed

Total App Ideas Submitted

App Competition Awards

Students Trained

50,000 +
App Downloads (Canopeo)

Apps Developed for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Agency



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Jai Hari Rajendran

Manager: Technology and Business Development

Manager: App Center

Office of Technology Commercialization

Office: (405) 744-9893

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