April 04, 2017

Cleveland Health Tech Corridor
Cleveland Health-Tech Corridor

Featured Stories

Monarch Teaching Technologies Inc. Receives First Investment from the
Health-Tech Corridor Investment and Attraction Fund

The Health-Tech Corridor Investment and Attraction Fund made its first investment in Monarch Teaching Technologies, the creator of special education software Vizzle.  The $250k investment will allow Monarch to strengthen its sales and marketing infrastructure to help accelerate the company’s growth.  The company will be moving into the Baker Electric Building in the Health-Tech Corridor this spring.  For more information about the Health-Tech Corridor Fund click here

NEO IoT Academic Collaborative to hold a Symposium in May
Earlier this year The Cleveland Foundation announced a grant to Cleveland State University and Case Western Reserve University as part of its Digital Excellence Initiative.  The  goal of the grant is build an academic collaborative that will grow research and education opportunities at the universities in the emerging field called the Internet of Things (IoT).  A symposium will be held on May 5th to discuss the progress of the initiative and hear from key leaders both locally and nationally who will provide short and long-term views on the future of R&D in the IoT.  Sign up to attend this free event here
Ohio Third Frontier Awards Cleveland State and Kent State Grant to Start Joint Commercialization Fund

The new $800,000 fund will help faculty teams commercialize their research and connect with business partners.  The program, which will be called the TeCK Fund, will provide up to $100,000 for individual technology validation projects.  The fund aims to accelerate the process for licensing technology while spurring technology transfer partnerships with companies across the state.

HTC in the News
Case Western Reserve University Spotlight Podcast Focuses on the HTC
Bradford Crews, Senior Executive Director of The Alumni Association, sits down with alumni Michael Lalich (CWRU ’10) and Khalid (Cal) Al-Dhubaib (CWR ’17), as well as former CWRU student Mark Lorkowski, to discuss their connections with CWRU and the Health-Tech Corridor.  Listen to the podcast here
WOIO Cleveland 19 News Continues to Cover Health-Tech Corridor Companies in “Cultivating Cleveland” Series
Companies covered in March include: RVS Rubber SolutionsTech ElevatorHaus Malts and CWRU Think[box]

Headlines From The HTC

Business News

  • Splash Financial rolls out its digital lending platform
  • CWRU Student startups win 2 of top 3 awards at SXSW startup competition
  • The Ohio Third Frontier Commission awards Centerline Biomedical $1.26 million loan
  • Tim Miller from Abeona Therapeutics named one of the top 10 tech executives in Northeast Ohio

Partner News

  • The Cleveland Clinic opens new cancer center
  • Cleveland State University receives  National Science Foundation grant to develop improved rehabilitation technology
  • Cleveland VA & Case Western Reserve Collaborate to Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria
  • Ohio first fetal heart procedure performed at UH Rainbow
  • Cleveland Clinic receives grant to further novel therapy for acute spinal cord injury
  • Three CWRU faculty awarded NSF CAREER grants
  • Researchers from CWRU. Cleveland Clinic and Metrohealth receive funding to study whether obesity can be prevented before conception
  • Cleveland Foundation awards grant to fund microgrid planning study involving CSU and CWRU
  • Work begins on Nord Family Greenway in University Circle

HTC Events & Opportunities

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  • Exporting Medical Devices 4/4 @Cleveland State University Register
  • From Sensors to Wearable to Health Monitoring 4/19-4/20 Register
  • GiveBackHack Cleveland 4/21-4/23 Register
  • BioOhio Annual Conference 4/23-4/24 @Great Lakes Science Center Register
  • Health-Tech Corridor Pitch Night @Agora Register
  • Medical Capital Innovation Competition 4/25-4/26 @HIMMS Register
  • Best of Tech Awards 4/27 Register
  • Passport to I.T. Careers 4/28 @Global Center for Health Innovation Register
  • The AquaHacking 2017: United for Lake Erie 5/2-5/3 Register
  • Impact Pitch Day Round One 5/3 @Cuyahoga County Public Library Register
  • IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo 5/8-5/10 @Huntington Convention Center Register
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