August 18, 2018

Cleveland Health Tech Corridor
Cleveland Health-Tech Corridor

Featured Stories

CWRU Entrepreneurs Make Strong Showing at Medical Capital Innovation Competition
Six teams were awarded $100k in cash prizes at the 2nd annual Medical Capital Innovation Competition.  The competition, divided into professional and collegiate fields, focused on innovative solutions utilizing big data, artificial intelligence, and enhanced reality to improve health care.  While teams from Houston, Anaheim, and Toronto took home the top prizes in the professional field, student teams from CWRU took the top two spots in the collegiate division.  The first place team, RADIOME, received a $6,000 cash prize while the 2nd place team, InSpirit, received $3,000.  In addition to cash prizes all teams also receive mentoring and access to Cleveland Healthcare experts.
With Spring Here, Take Advantage of the HTC’s Alternative Transportation Options
With the winter freeze coming to an end now is the time to mix up your commute!  One of the best parts of being located in the HTC is having access to one of the most transit rich hubs in Ohio with extensive bus, train, and bike infrastructure.  RTAserves the corridor with the Healthline and Red Line providing quick connections between University Circle, Cleveland Clinic, MidTown, and Downtown.  Bike Commuters benefit from the HTC’s bike lanes and UH Bikes bike share system.  HTC and MidTown are partnering to sponsor a hub at the MidTown Tech hive for Bike to Work Day on May 18th.  To plan your commutes and track your trips, utilize NOACA’s free Gohio Commute tool.

HTC in the News

MidTown Neighborhood Featured on Fox 8 News as a Finalist forCleveland Chain Reaction Competition
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Headlines From The HTC

Business News

  • Securus Medical Group acquired by Boston Scientific
  • Centerline Biomedical receives grant to utilize HoloLens technology
  • Athersys partners with UT Health Science Center at Houston for phase 2 clinical trial

Partner News

  • Researchers from Cleveland Clinic receive $2.5 million to advance work to improve post-stroke motor rehabilitation
  • Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center receives $10 million pledge from Boykin family
  • Case Western Reserve named among The Hartwell Foundation’s Top Ten Centers of Biomedical Research
  • CWRU and Cleveland Museum of Art plan new public green space

HTC Events & Opportunities

  • Plug and Play Cleveland Talent Meetup 5/8 @CWRU think[box] Register
  • Drug Development Boot Camp 5/9 @Global Center for Health Innovation Register
  • Grow With Google 5/11 @Tri-C Register
  • DigitalC Data Analytics Workshop : “Landscapes of Change” 5/15 @MidTown Tech Hive Register
  • Improve Your Nonprofit’s Digital Storytelling 5/18 @MidTown Tech Hive Register
  • Beyond the Cubicle: How Collaborative Workspaces Are Helping Startups Succeed 5/23 @MidTown Tech Hive Register
  • BioEnterprise: Non-dilutive Government Funding Opportunities for Early-stage Health-tech Businesses 5/23 @Global Center for Health Innovation Register
  • Local Data Lunch and Learn 5/30 @MidTown Tech Hive Register
  • Design Thinking ExperienceInnovation™ for Nonprofits 6/06 @MidTown Tech Hive Register
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