November 29, 2017

Cleveland Health Tech Corridor
Cleveland Health-Tech Corridor

Featured Stories

MCPc Announces Plans to Open Cybersecurity Center at Link59 
MCPc has announced that the company will be relocating and expanding its Cleveland cybersecurity operation to Link59 in the Health-Tech Corridor.  The company will be occupying one floor of the building starting with 55 employees and with the ability to add 100 more.  The company was attracted to the Health-Tech Corridor because of its proximity to local universities and access to clients.  MCPc has already invested in a partnership with Mercyhurst University and envisions the new Midtown location as a great hub for recruiting local talent.
Health-Tech Corridor and Global Cleveland Hold Pitch Competition for International Students
Northeast Ohio universities are home to thousands of talented students from all over the world.  While some of these students go back to their home country after graduating, many have a desire to stay in the United States.  Health-Tech Corridor and Global Cleveland teamed up to hold a pitch competition on November 1st for local international students to showcase their skills.  With generous support from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation, winners from 4 categories (Business Management and Process Improvement; IT/Connected Devices (IOT); Community/Civic Innovations; Healthcare/Biomedical) each took home a $700 dollar prize.
Health-Tech Corridor Talks to Anton Komar from CSU’s Center for Gene Regulation in Health & Disease
The Center for Gene Regulation in Health & Diseases (GRHD) is a growing research group located at Cleveland State University led by 14 faculty members and home to 100 lab researchers and more than 50 PhD students.  Started with a grant from the Ohio Third Frontier Commission in 2008, GRHD has been awarded more than $26 million in funding from the NIH, NSF, and other funding sources.  Health-Tech Corridor sat down with the Center’s Director, Anton Komar, to talk about the Center’s growth and future plans.

HTC In The News

Tech Growth Continues in Cleveland – Cleveland Jewish News

Is Cleveland a Model for Med-Tech Success in Rochester? – Minnesota Public Radio

Headlines From The HTC

Business News

  • Abeona Therapeutics receives $13.85 million grant from Sanfilippo Syndrom Foundations
  • Cleveland HeartLab acquired by Quest Diagnostics
  • Abeona Therapeutics closes $92 million public offering

Partner News

  • Cleveland Clinic receives grant to study ethical issues in brain surgery
  • CWRU receives $3 million from National Cancer Institute
  • Cleveland Clinic earns $2.6 million grant to understand colorectal cancer
  • Lin Mei named Director of the Cleveland Brain Health Initiative
  • CWRU receives $2.5 million grant to find ways to get K-12 students involved in Cancer research
  • Cleveland Clinic plans $20 million Children;s Center
  • CWRU and CSU receive $100k NSF grant for Smart & Connected Communities
  • CWRU acquires Nobel Prize Winning Microscope

HTC Events & Opportunities

  • IP Perspectives: Product Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks & More 11/16 @ SmartShape Register
  • New Year, New Career: A Workshop Series Focused on Finding Your Path in a Tech Career 11/28 @ Tech Elevator Register
  • Venture for America Cleveland Showcase 11/30 @ StartMart Register
  • A Design Thinking Workshop 12/7 @ 41 North Register
  • New Year, New Career: A Workshop Series Focused on Finding Your Path in a Tech Career 12/14 @ Tech Elevator Register
  • Ensuring ROI from Digital Marketing 12/15 @Insivia Register
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