Welcome to the June edition of the BioOhio BioBulletin!

In this issue: Membership, BioOhio Events, Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge, Job Openings, Save with Aon, Government Relations, Ohio Bioscience News, Events Calendar, and Support your Local STEM School


A special thank you to Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic, and University Hospitals of Cleveland for renewing their support as BioOhio Leadership Members!

We are pleased to welcome 21MedTech, bioWORLD, The City of Fostoria Water Treatment Division, The Ohio Cannabis Chamber of Commerce, and Priority Designs as new BioOhio members.

Thank you to our members who renewed their support of BioOhio this month: Athersys, AtriCure, Balance, The Biomedical Engineering Society at Ohio State, BioMotiv, Bionix, The Columbus Chamber of Commerce, IBHC Advisors, M-LINE, NextTech Ohio, Nottingham-Spirk, Open Therapeutics, ProteoSense, Renovo Neural, Squire Patton Boggs, Strategic Regulatory Consulting, SYMARK, UPS Healthcare, and individual member Bill Tacon.

BioOhio offers a 5% discount on two-year membership renewals. 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 are thinking about joining.

BioOhio Events

Ohio Bioscience Networking Socials, July 23 in Athens and August 28 in Cleveland

BioOhio’s fun socials bring Ohio’s bioscience players together to get to know one another in a casual atmosphere. Register here.

The FDA MedTech Regulatory Forum, August 28 in Cleveland at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Join us for a program focused on regulatory issues pertinent to Ohio’s medical device industry. Register here.

The 2018 Ohio Bioscience Expo, September 25 in Columbus at COSI

Exhibitors and attendees alike will connect with new customers, find new collaborators and partners, meet colleagues in the industry, and discover companies making cutting edge products. Apply to exhibit and register here.

The Women in Bioscience & Healthcare Conference, October 18 in Columbus

Open to men and women alike, join us for an event in partnership with the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA Columbus), featuring speakers covering topics that include career paths, mentoring, networking, communication strategies, personal brand development, and success stories. Register here

Other 2018 BioOhio Events

  • Neuroscience Discovery & Alternatives to Opioids, November 14 in Cincinnati. Learn more here.
  • Cybersecurity in Medical Devices, December 5 in Columbus. Learn more here.

Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge

With $8 million allocated towards addressing the nation’s devastating struggle with opioid abuse and addiction, Ohio is putting its money where its mouth is. Through a three-phase initiative, the Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge, the innovation and entrepreneurial community is being called upon to apply technology in new and creative ways to advance solutions and address a widespread problem that’s affecting communities across the nation. To be eligible for a $200,000 reward for helping move this important initiative forward, proposals must be submitted by July 11, 2018. Visit our partners at TechOhio for an excellent summary of this exciting initiative.

Job Openings

Abeona Therapeutics – Assay Development – Biologics – Protein Characterization / Immunology, Biostatistician – Clinical Trials Design, Buyer – Biopharmaceuticals, Director of Quality Control – Biologics, Manufacturing Associate – Biologics Manufacturing, QC Associate – Biologics, Quality Assurance Specialist – Supplier / Material Management, Quality Control Associate – Bioassay Testing, and Scientist – Biologics Manufacturing
Details here, and click here to apply.

Applied Biomolecular Technologies – Protein Biochemistry/Molecular Biology Research Associate
Details here, and send a cover letter and resume to dhenderson@mtllabs.com.

JALEX Medical – Medical Device Design Engineer
Details here, and send resumes to careers@jalexmedical.com.

MediTechSafe – Full Stack Software Engineer, Mobile Application Developer (iOS and Android), and UI Designer
Details here, and send resumes to careers@meditechsafe.com.

Neurotechnology Innovations Translator (NIT) – R&D Team, Sr. Director of Clinical Operations, Director of Product Development, Sr. Product Development Engineer, Director of Clinical Science, Director of Quality, Clinical Research Associate, and Finance & Operations
Details here, and send resumes to jobs@neurotechtranslator.com.

Quidel – Buyer #1449, Cell Culture Associate #1400, Cell Culture Technician #1448, Clinical Research Associate #1429, Medical Diagnostic Product Support #1426, Product Development Associate #1381, and Production Chemist #1427
Details here, and apply online by entering the Job ID #.

Stirling Ultracold – Inside Sales Representative
Details here, and send resumes to nancyprichardcrist@gmail.com.

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

Member Savings

BioOhio and Aon have teamed up to bring comprehensive coverage for Executive Liability Insurance programs. Through the BIO Executive Liability Protection Panel, BioOhio members can access competitive pricing utilizing broad Aon-negotiated policy language. The insurers comprising the private and public panel are recognized leaders with a proven record of meeting the needs of life sciences companies. Click here to read about Aon and all our member savings programs.

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)

Ohio Bioscience News

BioOhio.com/News is Ohio’s best source for bioscience-related current events. From local and national sources, stories include member and non-member organizations, STEM education, research discoveries, legislative issues, funding news, and more. The following are just a few stories from this month.

More stories at BioOhio.com/news:  Abeona Therapeutics’ grand opening, Akebia set for a merger, AtriCure growing in China, Battelle awards STEM grants, BioEnterprise is fighting opioid abuse, CARON Products adds talent, CoverMyMeds plans a new HQ, GE Healthcare to become a stand-alone company, Genetesis raises $7.5M, JobsOhio is performing well, Locus Bio-Energy expands to Texas, The Family Gene goes to paperback, VentureMed Group begins study enrollment, Viscus Biologics announces new products, and more!

Events Calendar

Support your Local STEM School

If your organization has gently-used/excess equipment or supplies, please consider donating to a bioscience program at an area STEM school. BioOhio can help find a match with a member school for what you might otherwise discard. Contact Drew at BioOhio for more information.

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

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

(614) 675-3686 x1262, jlewis@bioohio.com