Welcome to the May edition of the BioOhio BioBulletin!

In this issue: Join us at the BIO Convention, 2018 Ohio Bioscience Growth Report, Membership, BioOhio Events, Job Openings, Save with UPS Shipping, Government Relations, Ohio Bioscience News, Events Calendar. and Support your Local STEM School

Join us at the BIO Convention

BioOhio is a proud Booth Partner of the Ohio Pavilion (#1021) at the BIO International Convention June 4-7 in Boston. Visit us at the Ohio Pavilion to meet key Ohio industry leaders and learn more about the great things going on in our state. Don’t miss these receptions hosted by Ohio organizations:

  • Barnes & Thornburg: Monday, June 4, 6:30 – 9:30pm, RSVP here.
  • Squire Patton Boggs: Tuesday, June 5, 5:30 – 8:30pm, RSVP here.
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and REDI Cincinnati: Tuesday, June 5, 6 – 9pm, RSVP here.

BioOhio is proud to support and salute the efforts of the bioscience community in Ohio as it impacts lives around the world. Content includes analysis of employment, investment, wages, research funding, expansions, education, and new company growth, with helpful profiles of bioscience companies and comments from industry leaders. We encourage you to download your free copy of the Ohio Bioscience Growth Report today at bioohio.com/ohio, and please share with others that may be interested.


We are proud to announce Peter Kleinhenz, Treasurer and CFO of Myonexus Therapeutics, has been elected as the Chair of our Board of Trustees. Mr. Kleinhenz has been a BioOhio Board Member for 20+ years and is dedicated to the bioscience community in our state.

We are pleased to welcome Convelo Therapeutics, EpiDestiny, Real Life Sciences, Super-H Analytics, and Renee Morley as new BioOhio members.

Thank you to our members who renewed their support of BioOhio this month: Abeona Therapeutics, Applied Biomolecular Technologies, AstraZeneca, BioEnterprise, CfPIE, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, Interplex Medical, Jalex Medical, Marsh & McLennan Agency, PMC SMART Solutions, Western Environmental Corporation, Wood, Herron & Evans, LLP, and individual members Tony Dennis and Joan Breslin.

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 are thinking about joining.

BioOhio Events

Medical Cannabis in the Buckeye State, June 18 in Cleveland

There is no business segment in the United States that is changing faster than the cannabis industry. Join us June 18 to learn how Ohio is tackling the challenges and opportunities in medical cannabis.

Meet and network with professionals, entrepreneurs, patients, healthcare providers, clinical experts, investors, and so many others engaged in the medical cannabis field.

Medical Cannabis in the Buckeye State will feature:

  • A Medical Cannabis Tech Showcase
  • Updates on the Legal and Financial Impact of Ohio’s Cannabis Industry and Cultivator, Processor & Dispensary Operations
  • Patient & Physician Perspectives on Medical Cannabis
  • A fireside chat with the National Cannabis Industry Association of Ohio Executive Director

Click here to learn more and register. Click here to apply to exhibit at the Medical Cannabis Tech Showcase. Thank you to our sponsor Five Visual for their support of this event.

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

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 these events.

Innovations Combating the Opioid Epidemic, August 2 in Columbus

BioOhio will be hosting an event August 2 in Columbus at the Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center on Innovations Combating the Opioid Epidemic. Similar to the Medical Cannabis in the Buckeye State event, there will be a Tech Showcase where organizations have the opportunity to exhibit. If you exhibit at the Innovations Combating the Opioid Epidemic event, you will receive a 50% discount to exhibit at the Ohio Bioscience Expo! Please contact us if you are interested in exhibiting, sponsoring, or getting involved. Registration and full event information will be available soon.

Thank you to our sponsor TSP for their support of this event.

The BioOhio FDA Regulatory Forum, August 28 in Cleveland

BioOhio is once again teaming up with industry experts to bring you a program focused on regulatory issues pertinent to Ohio’s medical products industry. The event will take place at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.

This year’s event brings some of the medical device industry’s leading experts direct to you. We’ll discuss changing regulations and present actionable recommendations for next steps, along with examining other critical industry trends.

The event will facilitate great industry and professional networking in addition to the valuable content.

The Regulatory Forum is consistently one of our most popular and well attended events. Click here to learn more. Registration and full event information will be available soon. Thank you to our partners Laura Green, LLC and RJR Consulting for their support of this event.

Ohio Bioscience Expo & Showcase, September 25 in Columbus

The 2018 Ohio Bioscience Expo & Showcase will take place 9/25 at COSI in Columbus. Connect with established & start-up bioscience companies, suppliers, and service providers that are moving bioscience technologies from concept to reality. Exhibitors and attendees alike will connect with new customers and partners, meet colleagues in the industry, and discover companies offering cutting edge products and services.

Thank you to our sponsors to date: Aon, Porter Wright, RJR Consulting, TSP, and Wood Herron & Evans.

Interested in attending, exhibiting, or sponsoring? Click here!

Job Openings

Abeona Therapeutics – Director of Quality Control – Biologics and Quality Assurance / Validation Manager – Biopharmaceuticals
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.

Gleeson Laboratory Services – Health Science/Laboratory Construction Manager
Details here, and send resumes to mycurrentresume2018@gmail.com.

JALEX Medical – Product Development Engineers
Details here, and send resumes to careers@jalexmedical.com.

MediTechSafe – Full Stack Software Engineer, Mobile Application Developer (iOS and Android), and UI/UX Developer/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 – Product Development Associate (Cell Culture) #1381, Cell Culture Associate #1400, Medical Diagnostic Product Support #1426, Production Chemist #1427, and Clinical Research Associate #1429
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 Reitz 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).

Member Savings

BioOhio is proud to partner with UPS to offer a best-In-class, cost-savings program for shipping services, and discounts on specific value added healthcare services and solutions to meet the specialized needs of healthcare and life science companies. Click here to read about UPS and all of our member savings programs.


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.

Visit BioOhio.com/news for recent stories about Athersys, Beam Dental, BioMotiv/OptiKira, Charles River Laboratories, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, CleveMed, Community Tissue Services, COSI/Battelle, Dayton Children’s Hospital, Enable Injections, Evenflo, Genetesis, Global Cooling, GOJO, Ischemia Care, Multi Radiance Medical, NAMSA, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, NEOMED, Omega Laboratories, Palarum, PartsSource, PriorAuthNow, Scioto Biosciences, Siloam Biosciences, VentureMed, and more

Events Calendar

BioOhio Events

Ohio Bioscience 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