November 29, 2017

Cleveland Health Tech Corridor
Cleveland Health-Tech Corridor

Featured Stories

CWRU Breaks Ground on New Dental Clinic
CWRU broke ground on its new dental clinic on October 10th at East 97th St. and Chester Ave..  The university’s dental clinic provides care to the local community at affordable rates.  While the current location of the dental clinic on CWRU’s main campus is difficult for patients to access, the new clinic will be easily accessible by car or public transportation.  The 126,000 SF facility will provide treatment for 19,000 patients per year and allow for easy collaboration with the new Health Education Campus currently under construction across the street.
MedWish Opens New Headquarters in the Health-Tech Corridor
MedWish International has moved into its new home in the Health-Tech Corridor at E. 31st St and Payne Avenue.  The new space will allow MedWish to more efficiently store and ship donated medical supplies to people in need around the world.  Medwish’s new location in the middle of Cleveland’s major medical centers will help it effectively engage the local community and promote its mission of international medical outreach.
Health-Tech Corridor Fund invests $250k in Employstream
Employstream receives a $250k investment from the Health-Tech Corridor Fund as part of $1 million funding round
Learn How to Access CWRU’s Engineering Talent

Health-Tech Corridor participated in a Q&A with Nazanin Tousi, Industry Relations and Talent Manager at CWRU’s Division of Engineering Leadership and Professional Practice, to learn more about ways that employers can access the university’s engineering talent.  To read the full conversation click here.

HTC In The News

“Cleveland Becomes Top Center For Biomedical Technology” –

“Cleveland’s Surprising Turnaround And What It Means For New Businesses” – Forbes

Headlines From The HTC

Business News

  • Thermalin Inc. raises $17.5 million, announces partnership to develop insulin therapies
  • Abeona forms manufacturing partnership with Brammer Bio

Partner News

  • Cleveland Clinic, CWRU receive funding for multiple sclerosis research
  • CWRU receives $5.5 million to study natural materials
  • CWRU School of Dental Medicine partners with Metrohealth to expand clinical and research opportunities
  • CWRU’s Think[box] hosts International Academic Makerspace Symposium
  • CWRU receives funding to establish the Minority Health and Health Disparities Center of Excellence
  • JumpStart receives funding to establish MedTech Fund

HTC Events & Opportunities

  • TechStar’s Startup Weekend Cleveland 10/20 – 10/22 @ LaunchHouse Register
  • The Cleveland Medical Hackathon 10/21 – 10/22 @ HIMMS Innovation Center Register
  • 2017 Medical Innovation Summit 10/23 – 10/25 @ Huntington Convention Center Register
  • Meeting of the Minds 10/23 – 10/25 @ Global Center for Health Innovation Register
  • Tech Elevator Open House – Cleveland 10/24 @ Baker Electric Register
  • International Student Pitch Contest 11/1 @ Happy Dog at Euclid Tavern Register
  • 2017 Heal Ohio Wound Care Conference 11/2 @ The University of Akron Quaker Station Register
  • 5th Annual Cleveland Mini Maker Faire 11/4 @ Cleveland Main Library Register
  • MidTown Tech Hive: “Beer at the Barn” 11/9 @ Dunham Tavern Register
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