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Ohio bioscience job growth a bright spot in dismal state employment trends

March 31, 2011 8:59 am by | 0 Comments

The number of bioscience jobs in Ohio grew nearly 20 percent over the last decade, which stands in stark contrast to overall employment trends in the state. From 2000 to…


When should you take on venture debt? When you don’t need the money

When should you take on venture debt? When you don’t need the money

March 6, 2014 2:45 pm by | 1 Comments

Debt isn’t always a dirty word in the world of startups. Yesterday I heard John Hoesley from Silicon Valley Bank give a brief presentation on venture debt as a funding…


Ohio hospital execs: Pediatrics has an ‘unlimited supply’ of unsolved clinical problems

Ohio hospital execs: Pediatrics has an ‘unlimited supply’ of unsolved clinical problems

November 5, 2013 6:41 pm by | 0 Comments

Commercializing new products in pediatrics comes with many challenges — among them that children make up a small percentage of the population but have very specialized needs. Hospitals, foundations and…



Ohio groups form coalition to promote state’s biomedical industry

Ohio groups form coalition to promote state’s biomedical industry

March 15, 2012 12:01 pm by | 0 Comments

Several Ohio groups have joined together in an effort to promote the state’s biomedical industry with an organization they’re calling “We Work for Health Ohio.” Ohio becomes one of 16…


Ohio ranks 10th in nation in NIH research funding

Ohio ranks 10th in nation in NIH research funding

March 7, 2011 11:08 am by | 0 Comments

Ohio ranked 10th among U.S. states in attracting research funding from the National Institutes of Health last year at $778 million.


FDA 510(k) reaction: The trade group (Ohio)

FDA 510(k) reaction: The trade group (Ohio)

January 19, 2011 3:50 pm by | 0 Comments

BioOhio is a state-funded non-profit organization that represents and supports bioscience industry, research and education in Ohio. Scott Osborne, BioOhio’s director of business development, said this to say about today’s proposed changes to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s 510(k) program.


Ohio legislative preview: Budget concerns will dominate all else

Ohio legislative preview: Budget concerns will dominate all else

January 7, 2011 9:00 am by | 0 Comments

The looming specter of an $8 billion budget deficit will cast its shadow over nearly everything that happens – or doesn’t happen – in the Ohio legislature this year. But that won’t stop key interest groups from throughout Ohio’s healthcare community from pushing for (and against) prospective laws that they hold most (or least) dear.


What can Kasich do to make Ohio’s medical industry happy?

What can Kasich do to make Ohio’s medical industry happy?

November 4, 2010 12:39 pm by | 0 Comments

When it comes to keeping smiles on the faces of Ohio’s medical industry leaders, Governor-elect John Kasich’s predecessor did him a big favor. It’s called Ohio Third Frontier.



Ohio medical companies get grants, tax credits from health reform

Ohio medical companies get grants, tax credits from health reform

November 3, 2010 2:20 pm by | 2 Comments

Sixty-two medical companies in Ohio have received grants or tax credits through a provision of this year’s health reform law that’s designed to fund the development of new therapies.


Bioforum to train medical device, pharma pros in Ohio

Bioforum to train medical device, pharma pros in Ohio

August 20, 2010 11:46 am by | 0 Comments

Continuing education company Bioforum Applied Knowledge Center Inc. has unveiled 14 training courses it’ll offer throughout the rest of 2010 to Ohio pharmaceutical and medical device professionals.


BioOhio to partner with Chinese life sciences development group

BioOhio to partner with Chinese life sciences development group

June 28, 2010 2:30 pm by | 0 Comments

Economic development group BioOhio has established a partnership with a similar Chinese organization that it hopes will lead to new business and research opportunities for Ohio life sciences companies. The…


Ohio drug, therapy companies share limelight at BIO convention

Ohio drug, therapy companies share limelight at BIO convention

May 3, 2010 8:19 am by | 0 Comments

The Biotechnology Industry Organization international convention returns to Chicago this week — a nod to the importance of pharmaceutical and therapeutic companies in Midwestern states like Ohio. Drugmaking has history…


Ohio bioscience industry continues path toward global powerhouse

Ohio bioscience industry continues path toward global powerhouse

March 30, 2010 12:25 pm by | 0 Comments

Updated 10:11 a.m., April 1, 2010. The Ohio bioscience industry grew by several measures through the recent economic downturn, continuing its decade-long path from a promising opportunity to a global…


March 16 Expo to be one-stop shop for biomedical companies seeking new ideas, suppliers and partners

March 16 Expo to be one-stop shop for biomedical companies seeking new ideas, suppliers and partners

February 25, 2010 10:07 am by | 0 Comments (Sponsored)

The Expo will feature more than 60 exhibitors covering all aspects of moving biomedical products from idea to market, including laboratory supplies, clinical trial support, contract manufacturing, product design and prototyping, marketing advice, regulatory and legal counsel, and more.


Ohio group gets $43M federal grant to promote electronic health records adoption

Ohio group gets $43M federal grant to promote electronic health records adoption

February 15, 2010 1:50 pm by | 0 Comments

The nonprofit, state-sponsored group that has been charged with promoting electronic health records adoption in Ohio has received a $43 million federal grant. The grant to the Ohio Health Information Partnership comes from last year’s federal stimulus act and is part of $1 billion in recently announced federal funding for health information technology.


Ohio gets $19M in federal funds for health care job training

Ohio gets $19M in federal funds for health care job training

February 12, 2010 2:05 pm by | 0 Comments

Four Ohio organizations will receive a total of $19 million in federal funding to train workers for jobs in the health care industry. The funding comes from last year’s federal stimulus act and will be distributed by the U.S. Department of Labor.