BioOhio BioBulletin, January 2018

January 23, 2018

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Welcome to the January edition of the BioOhio BioBulletin!

Trivia: February is American Heart Month, and Ohio has a strong history of cardiovascular care. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. To prevent heart disease and increase awareness of its effects, BioOhio is proudly participating in American Heart Month. Find out what you can do today to lower your risk for heart disease!

In this issue: 2018 Ohio Bioscience Conference Series: Spotlight on Diabetes | February 22 in Southeast Ohio, Increase Your Visibility at 2018 BioOhio Events, Ohio Bioscience Networking Social | January 24 in Cincinnati, 2018 Ohio Bioscience Career Fairs | February 8 and 9 in Cincinnati and Columbus, 2018 ADM Cleveland Expo | March 7-8 in Cleveland, Membership, Ohio Bioscience News, Member Savings – Skoda Minotti | CPAs, Business and Financial Advisors, Job Openings, Government Relations, Events Calendar

2018 BCS Banner with All Event Topics

Since 1988, BioOhio has held an Annual Conference to spotlight Ohio’s growing bioscience industry. In 2018, BioOhio is hosting a series of conferences in each of Ohio’s six regions to take a deeper dive into the industry’s trending topics.

Join BioOhio on February 22 at the historic Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville for the first meeting in the 2018 BioOhio Conference Series. The focus of this first event is Diabetes.

Participants will gain insight into the groundbreaking research being conducted in Ohio around diabetes from the Ohio Department of Health, academic researchers, health care centers, and industry partners.

Click here to learn more and register. Interested in sponsoring? Learn more here.

Increase Your Visibility at 2018 BioOhio Events

BioOhio is planning a lot of events in 2018. As part of your marketing budget, we encourage you to consider including BioOhio membership and sponsorship. You’ll save money and enjoy maximum visibility by bundling the two. For starters, if you opt for a package deal, we’ll reduce your annual dues by $200.

All of our events offer excellent sponsorship opportunities. Sponsoring BioOhio events is an extremely effective way to gain visibility and marketing exposure, and helps keep attendance fees low. Benefits sponsors enjoy often include marketing space, logo presence, complimentary event registration, and more.

Contact Jen Goldsberry if you’d like to discuss creating a marketing package that works for your goals and budget.

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BioOhio is hosting a networking social in Cincinnati on January 24 at Fifty West Brewpub. BioOhio’s fun socials bring Ohio’s bioscience players together for networking, talking shop, and getting to know one another in a casual atmosphere. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres for all guests; 1 drink ticket for BioOhio members, and that includes employees of member organizations. Cash bar for non-members.

Click here to register for this free event.


2018 marks the 12th year of BioOhio’s Ohio Bioscience Career Fairs.

BioOhio will hold fairs in southwest Ohio on 2/8 and central Ohio on 2/9.

These events are designed to match job seekers with Ohio’s growing biomedical organizations, featuring top employers in the biotech, pharmaceutical, R&D, and medical device industries. Attendees include recent and soon-to-be graduates as well as experienced individuals looking for new career paths.

Click here to learn more and apply to be an exhibitor.

Job seekers: click here to register for the southwest career fair, and click here to register for the central career fair.


Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) – part of Ohio’s largest industry event, ADM Expo in Cleveland – is back after a wildly popular first year! Register for your expo pass today and join 2,600+ professionals to discover the very latest innovations and insights from the world of medtech and beyond.

BioOhio members are eligible for a 10% exhibitor discount. Please contact Jen Goldsberry for details.

Free Seminars presented by BioOhio

The ADM Cleveland Conference, running alongside the expo, offers in-depth, expert-led education on need-to-know industry topics – all for free. BioOhio is proud to present two track sessions during ADM:

1. Manufacturing Quality Systems in the Medical Field, March 7

Join a panel of subject matter experts on Quality Management Systems as they examine the opportunities available through ISO 13485 certification. This session is perfect for anyone interested in the design, production, installation, and servicing of medical devices and related services.

2. Building the Future One Layer at a Time, March 8

This session will explore the latest materials and applications in 3D printing medical devices. Join a panel of thought leaders from a variety of medtech specializations as they unpack the leading materials for next-generation 3D-printed devices and survey a myriad of use cases being advanced by OEMs.



A special thank you to Ethicon for renewing their status as a BioOhio Leadership Member!

Remember, BioOhio offers a 5% discount on two-year membership renewals.

As always, thanks to the entire BioOhio member family that continues to support our efforts.

Everything we do is driven by member requests. Click here to learn about the many benefits and resources available, whether you are currently a member or thinking about joining.Remember, BioOhio offers a 5% discount on two-year membership renewals.

Ohio Bioscience News

The Industry News page on is the state’s best source for bioscience current events. Stories are gathered from a wide range of state and national news outlets, member and non-member companies, educational and research organizations, and more.

Ohio bioscience growing strong

Research and discovery continues in Ohio

Don’t miss these stories

Member Savings

Skoda Minotti offers all BioOhio members a free ProfitCents industry benchmarking analysis. BioOhio members who are emerging companies (less than five years old) receive 20% off accounting and auditing as well as tax compliance services. Various discounts for members are offered for Skoda Minotti’s other services including staffing, business valuation, marketing and strategic planning. Visit to view all service offerings, or call Marilea Campomizzi at 440-449-6800 for a quote to best determine your needs.

Click here to read about all our member savings programs.


Job Openings

Neuros Medical – QA-RA-CA Specialist

Visit to learn more, and contact, to apply.

BioOhio members, do you have job openings at your company you would like to post in the BioOhio BioBulletin? Contact with the job title and how to apply.

Government Relations

As the Ohio affiliate of AdvaMed, BIO, MDMA and PhRMA, BioOhio participates in advocacy for issues that matter to our members, our industry and the health and prosperity of Ohio.

Get the latest funding opportunities via the monthly Government Bioscience Grant Report from G2G, available free to BioOhio members (contact us for your access code).

Events Calendar

Contact us anytime we can be of assistance. Thanks for your continued support.

John F. Lewis, Jr., BioOhio, President & CEO

(614) 675-3686 x1262,