November 29, 2017

Cleveland Health Tech Corridor
Cleveland Health-Tech Corridor

Featured Stories

HTC Innovators Harness the Power of Virtual and Augmented Reality for Healthcare Simulations and Training
While virtual reality continues to catch on in the gaming world, local innovators are harnessing the capabilities of the new technology to provide next generation training and education tools for the healthcare industry.  CWRU has explored VR and AR by partnering with Microsoft to create the first third-party app for Microsoft Hololens.  CWRU’s HoloAnatomy app provides students an unprecedented view inside the human body.  Companies like Bioflight VR have utilized the technology to create surgery simulations that test a practitioner’s nerves before they have to face real patients.  VR/AR medical training is in its infancy but thanks to local innovators Cleveland has a head start. (Images courtesy Bioflight VR)
One Midtown Brings New Townhomes to the Heart of the HTC
The transition of the Health-Tech Corridor from a traditional business district into a work-live-play district continues with construction starting on the new One Midtowntownhome project.  The HTC has seen a boom in apartment projects in the past year with One University CircleInnerbelt Lofts3101 Euclid, and Centric.  One Midtown now continues this trend with for sale units.  The new townhomes are eligible for a 15 year property tax abatement and the Greater Circle Living down payment assistance program.
CWRU’s Cheryl Thompson Discusses EnRICH Internship Program with Health-Tech Corridor
Health-Tech Corridor participated in a Q&A with Cheryl Thompson, Director of Master’s Programs at CWRU’s School of Medicine, to discuss the school’s new internship program for graduate students.  Click here to get Cheryl’s take on the program and its potential benefits to employers.  EnRICH will also be holding a Happy Hour and Networking event on Oct 4th where you can learn more about the program.
Developer Fred Geis of Hemingway Development discusseshis company’s investments in the HTC and why the neighborhood is a great place for companies to locate

Headlines From The HTC

Business News

  • Cleveland ranked 3rd in healthcare startup investment for first half of 2017
  • Abeona Therapeutics receives FDA Breakthrough Designation
  • Parihug CEO Xyla Foxlin featured in Microsoft Surface Commercial

Partner News

  • CC researcher Suneel Apte receives $1.5 million for cardiovascular research
  • Cleveland Clinic names new CEO Tom Mihaljevic
  • University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital and CWRU Law School join together in Medical-Legal Partnership

HTC Events & Opportunities

  • Industry 2017 | The Product Conference 9/14 @Public Auditorium Register
  • The Cleveland Java Meetup Group: Introduction to Angular 9/14 @Tech Elevator Register
  • BioOhio Networking Social 9/19 @Wild Eagle Saloon Register
  • Third Annual R3D@Tri-C Regional 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Conference 9/21 and 9/22 @Huntington Convention Center Register
  • Tech Elevator Open House – Cleveland 9/22 @Baker Electric Register
  • The International Symposium on Academic Makerspaces (ISAM) 9/24 – 9/27@Case Western Register
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