HTC Founding Partners
BioEnterprise is a business formation, recruitment, and acceleration initiative designed to grow healthcare companies and commercialize bioscience technologies. Founded by Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals and Case Western Reserve University in July 2002, the initiative has fostered over $2 billion in funding and attracted more than 350 companies.
Established in 1914, the Cleveland Foundation is the world’s first community foundation and the nation’s third-largest today, with assets of $1.8 billion and annual grants of $80 to $85 million. The foundation improves the lives of Greater Clevelanders now and for generations to come by building community endowment, addressing needs through grantmaking, and providing leadership on vital issues.
MidTown Cleveland, Inc. is an economic development corporation with a focus on business retention and development in MidTown, a two-square mile area bordered on the west by Downtown Cleveland and University Circle to the east.
From brownfield cleanup to small business support, the City of Cleveland’s Department of Economic Development works on all fronts to create and retain jobs in Cleveland, for Clevelanders. The Health Tech Corridor is a top priority for the City. The City has infused over $70 million in financial assistance into the Corridor, using this this investment to secure over $230 million in other private and public funds for projects throughout the Corridor.
Team NEO advances Northeast Ohio’s economy by attracting businesses to the 16-county Cleveland Plus region. TeamNEO is a central resource, informing and serving companies considering expansion or relocation into Northeast Ohio.
Greater Cleveland Partnership
With more than 17,000 members, the Greater Cleveland Partnership is the largest private-sector economic development organizations in Ohio and one of the largest chambers of commerce in the nation.
JumpStart is committed to strengthening the economy through entrepreneurship. The nonprofit has been accelerating the successes of diverse entrepreneurs, their high growth companies and the ecosystems that support them since 2004.
The mission of the Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network is to support, educate and champion manufacturing in Ohio with the goal of transforming the region’s economy into a powerful, global player. MAGNET provides consulting services aimed at helping companies achieve bottom-line efficiencies through increased productivity and process improvement programs while improving top-line sales through a variety of new product development and growth strategies.
Case Western Reserve University
Case Western Reserve University, ranked as one of the top private research universities in the nation, receives nearly $400 million in external awards for research each year. Located on 155 acres in the Corridor, Case generates a $1 billion impact on the region’s economy. The university supports nearly 100 world-class research centers and academic programs provided by 2,600 faculty members to nearly 10,000 students. Case Western counts 15 Nobel laureates—including the first American scientist to ever receive the prize—among its alumni and current and former faculty.
University Hospitals, one of the nation’s leading health care systems, focuses on providing compassionate, quality medical care to patients at convenient locations throughout Northeast Ohio. Its flagship medical center in the Cleveland Health-Tech Corridor, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, is the primary teaching affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Together, UH Case Medical Center and CWRU School of Medicine form the largest biomedical research center in Ohio. A brand new, free-standing Cancer Hospital is under construction and will join its nationally ranked hospitals, UH Case Medical Center, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital on the main campus. With nearly 30,000 employees, University Hospitals is one of the top five private sector employers in Ohio.
Cleveland Clinic is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospital systems in all specialty areas. Its Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute heart program has been ranked number one in American for 15 years in a row and its departments of urology, rheumatology and gastrointestinal disorders all rank among America’s top two. Cleveland Clinic’s main hospital campus occupies 166 acres and 50 buildings in the Cleveland Health-Tech Corridor. The institution has 3.3 million total patient visits and over 73,000 surgical cases annually. Patients visit the Cleveland Clinic from across the U.S. and 80 nations. The Cleveland Clinic employs more than 40,000 professionals throughout its system.
Cleveland State University
Cleveland State University (CSU) is a metropolitan university that provides a rich environment for engaged learning in an exciting and dynamic location in the Cleveland Health-Tech Corridor. CSU’s campus consists of more than 85 acres with 40-plus buildings used for teaching, research, housing, administration, and recreation. CSU’s $500+ million campus mater plan is creating a vibrant living and learning community in the heart of Cleveland’s Health-Tech Corridor. CSU’s 1,750+ faculty and staff serve more than 16,000 students in 1000 courses for 200 major fields of undergraduate and graduate study. CSU collaborates with the Cleveland Clinic in educational and research programs in molecular medicine to help improve early detection of disease; and leads a state-wide partnership to create the Wright Center for Senor Systems on it’s Health-Tech Corridor campus, a “one-stop shop” for companies working on integrating sensor systems into their products.
Cuyahoga Community College
Cuyahoga Community College offers more than 1,000 credit courses in more than 140 career, certificate and university transfer programs. Located in the Cleveland Health-Tech Corridor, the College’s Metro Campus offers state-of-the-art health careers labs, is home to the nationally-renowned Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland and features industry-standard learning laboratories in programs such as Recording Arts and Technology, Hospitality Management and Electronic/Electrical Engineering. Adjacent to the Metro Campus is the Unified Technologies Center, offering both non-credit and credit training for individuals and businesses.
Cuyahoga County’s Department of Development provides unique and award-winning programs to help local citizens and businesses. With some of the most creative programs in community development, economic development and housing, the department has responded to a mandate to innovate from the Cuyahoga County Executive and Council. The Department of Development’s professional staff works with local elected officials, business leaders, small business owners, entrepreneurs, non-profits, arts and cultural organizations and universities to provide technical assistance and educational opportunities that will ensure a vibrant economic future for the region.
BioOhio is a non-profit organization supported by the Thomas Edison Program of the Ohio Department of Development. Its mission is to accelerate bioscience discovery, innovation and commercialization of global value, driving economic growth, and improving quality of life in Ohio. BioOhio is headquartered in Columbus, with regional business development affiliates in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Athens.
JobsOhio is the State of Ohio’s economic development agency. In 2014, JobsOhio and its Network Partners successfully assisted 276 companies that committed to create 21,377 new jobs for Ohioans and make $6.1 billion in new capital investments.