Discover and connect with established & start-up bioscience companies, suppliers, service providers, and innovators. Meet companies who are moving bioscience technologies and products from concept to market, and the innovators who are on the idea-market path.
Exhibitors and attendees alike will connect with new customers, find new collaborators and partners, meet colleagues in the industry, discover companies making cutting edge products and delivering quality services.
Exhibitors at the Ohio Bioscience Expo & Showcase will include:
889 Global Solutions is an Ohio-based contract manufacturer with four offices in China, where their engineering, quality assurance, quality control, and inspection teams are based. Their goal is to help customers lower their costs and solve supply chain challenges they have by utilizing their existing manufacturing capabilities in China.
889 Global Solutions will present a workshop for Expo attendees.:
- Utilizing Sino-Manufacturing Capabilities
Acumen Technology, Inc. is a manufacturer’s representation company for leading producers of clean room, clean process and contamination control products. We serve markets including: automotive, schools, hospitals, pharmaceutical, semi-conductor, bio-tech and energy development by providing equipment and services for aseptic, sterile and critical environments. Our offices are strategically located throughout most of the continental United States.
Advanced Testing Laboratory creates innovative ideas, comprehensive strategic plans, and optimal systems for clients in FDA-regulated businesses just like yours. For more than 25 years, ATL has aligned our team’s expertise with your needs to find highly tailored results and identify new growth opportunities. ATL seeks to understand your challenges, and is a trusted partner in finding inventive solutions.
Balance is an innovation firm designing breakthrough products and experiences. With a balanced end-user and business-focused approach, we collaborate with clients on research, strategy, product design, digital design, and innovation programs.
Braintree Business Development Center, a nonprofit comprehensive technology-focused business incubator in downtown Mansfield, Ohio, is part of the regional JumpStart Entrepreneurial Network and the Ohio Third Frontier Program. Its Appleseed loan program and its Tech Sprout grant program funds northeast Ohio tech start-ups in a competitive process.
ClinicalRM is a full service CRO offering a complete range of management and technical support services in the areas of clinical research support, clinical data management, statistical support, and regulatory support to both commercial and government clients.
Criterion Tool/Criterion Instrument, a Female Owned, ISO 9001 & ISO 13485 certified, FDA & ITAR registered and DFARS compliant precision machine shop that supports medical device companies and the Biotech/Bio-med industries by producing medical instruments, implants and diagnostic instrumentation for Class II & Class III medical devices for development, testing, proof of concept and clinical trials. Visit www.criteriontool.com to view samples of their expertise in CNC 5-Axis milling, Turning & Swiss Turning.
E-BEAM Services, Inc. provides contract electron beam processing services. Electron beam processing effectively and efficiently creates useful changes in material properties and performance, such as polymer crosslinking and chain scissioning.
Ellab is a leading manufacturer of temperature, pressure and RH monitoring systems designed for validation applications. Ellab is dedicated to increasing consumer safety by providing solutions for measuring, recording, monitoring and validating critical parameters of thermal processing.
G2G is a consulting firm specializing in assisting businesses and non-profit organizations access government funding. G2G has secured $152M for clients since 2007, shaped policies and regulations, run advocacy campaigns and Statehouse Days, and increased CMS reimbursement rates for bioscience companies. G2G’s founder, Liz Powell, who previously worked as a Legislative Director on Capitol Hill and staffed the Armed Services Committee and Small Business Committee will lead the seminar.
G2G will present a free workshop for Expo attendees:
- Making Government Work for You – Learn Insider Tips on Non-Dilutive Funding, Policy Changes and CMS
GFS is a specialty and fine chemicals company located in Columbus, OH. Our proven technologies, technical expertise, engineering excellence and attention to detail allow us to work hand-in-hand with our customers every step of the way – from startup to commercialization. GFS technology and products have kept us steps ahead of the industry’s ever-changing chemical needs. GFS Chemicals began when Professor G. Frederick Smith started producing perchloric acid in a small factory in Columbus, Ohio. Since then, GFS has grown to become a leading producer of specialty chemicals with performance-proven technologies for laboratory analysis,research and development, pilot scale production, and manufacturing applications.
Lab-Ally provides scientific data management software and histopathology services. Our product portfolio includes CERF ELN and RSpace ELN, LIMS software, as well as FFPE biospecimens, cell lines, and lab services like ISH, FISH and IHC. Visit our booth to see a preview of the newest version of CERF and learn how Lab-Ally can support your efforts to keep your scientific company growing and your research moving forwards.
M-LINE is a designer and supplier of engineered custom packaging products for industrial, aerospace, medical, automotive, instrumentation and similar industries. Products include custom packaging, engineered packaging, packaging design, boxes, foam shapes, plastic cases, customized crates and other wood packaging. M-LINE is certified to ISO 9001 with design.
MAC offers superior service and product solutions to both large and small OEMs. With forward-thinking, we are able to guide and support all of the needs of our MAC customers. MAC assembles an impressive assortment of technical products, including electrical and mechanical sub-assemblies, cable assemblies, wire harnesses, electrical enclosures, kiosks, and many more in both OEM and aftermarket applications.
MAGNET (Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network) operates to support, educate and champion manufacturing with the goal of transforming the region’s economy into a powerful, global player. MAGNET serves as the voice of manufacturing, advocating for manufacturers in dealing with the multitude of regulatory agencies at the local and regional level and in influencing public policy.
MAGNET will present two free workshops for Expo attendees:
- Discovering Your Capabilities / Defining Your Value
- Developing Your Strategy / Deploying Your Tactics
McNees is a full-service law firm, established in 1935, with offices in Harrisburg, PA; Lancaster, PA; State College, PA; Scranton, PA; Columbus, OH; and Washington, D.C. McNees is comprised of more than 130 attorneys and 125 administrative staff who provide service to our global client base. For over 80 years, McNees has provided clients with a comprehensive range of legal services tailored to meet the legal priorities and unique needs of businesses, public entities, educational institutions, and individuals.
McNees will present two free workshops for Expo attendees:
- IP Issues in Working With Third Party Contractors
- The Impact of Patent Trends in 2016 on Life Sciences Companies
North American Science Associates, Inc. (NAMSA) specializes in safety evaluation of medical devices, materials and pharmaceutical containers and provides guidance through the submission and regulatory approval process. The company’s unique combination of preclinical and clinical expertise means it delivers cost-effective testing programs that satisfy regulatory requirements worldwide.
Offenberger & White, Inc. (OffWhite) specializes in integrated marketing communications for clients in life science, biomedical, industrial, healthcare, education and financial markets. OffWhite focuses on strategic planning and tactical solutions based on content development and new media. OffWhite has many years of experience supporting companies both around the globe and right within our local community in Marietta, Ohio. Regardless of what business you’re in or where you’re located, we can partner with you to solve your marketing communications challenges.
Cleveland-based and employee-owned, Oswald is one of the nation’s largest independent insurance brokerage and risk management firms. As a proud member of Assurex Global, the world’s largest association of privately held insurance brokers, our risk management professionals service and support the needs of our clients throughout the U.S. and worldwide.
Oxyrase is an ISO9001:2008 certified biotechnology manufacturing company and for over 25 years we have focused on providing our unique oxygen removal technology to many industries. We make a proprietary product, which is an enzyme system that efficiently and specifically removes oxygen from liquid, semisolid, and indirectly from gaseous environments. From our facility in north central Ohio, Oxyrase, Inc. manufactures this enzyme system and incorporates it into unique products that optimize its action for a given application. Many of these products are directed to anaerobe microbiology: the science of isolating, growing, and identifying microorganisms which thrive in environments devoid of oxygen.
Porter Wright seamlessly brings together the knowledge, skill and experience needed to help our clients achieve goals and solve problems, effectively and efficiently. We are committed to the future. Our history says as much about our future prospects as our past success. Porter Wright has thrived by anticipating and reacting to changes in the law and business and in our clients’ objectives and needs. We have seen a lot in the last 165 years, and it gives us a great sense of confidence about the future.
ProcureSafe simplifies Supplier Management for organizations that want to automate the sourcing, bidding, and contract process through automatic supplier, bid, contract, and expense management.
ProcureSafe will present a free workshop for Expo attendees:
- Procurement: Fast, Easy and Secure! Find out how automation can give you a competitive edge.
Regulatory and Quality Solutions (R&Q) offers industry-leading regulatory and quality engineering for medical device companies. We support the lifecycle of medical devices from conceptual development through post-market surveillance, providing business-balanced and scalable solutions that accelerate the success of medical device companies – and improve people’s lives. Download white papers and case studies, subscribe to R&Q’s Blog, and begin a conversation with us at RQTeam.com.
RJR Consulting is a global life sciences regulatory compliance company, serving businesses, organizations and governments around the world. We are headquartered in Central Ohio, with offices in Brussels, Belgium, and Buenos Aires, Argentina, and multiple affiliate partners worldwide. With our global network of in-country personnel we ensure that you receive accurate, updated information while having direct contact with the local healthcare authorities in their national language.
RoundTower Technologies is helping enable its customers to drive positive business outcomes by becoming more agile and efficient through the use of technology. Their experienced, highly trained and certified engineers have proven knowledge in every major category of IT.
Schauer Group‘s industry-leading, 95-percent client retention rate is a reflection of our people and our approach. We focus on business insurance and risk management, delivering financial stability to our clients through knowledgeable, dependable and honest service.
Sea Air Space Machining & Molding (SAS) is an ISO 13485 certified contract manufacturer and supplier of plastic and metal components for the Medical Industry. Together with their sister company, The Technology House, SAS can provide production services of Additive Manufacturing, Cast Urethane Molding, Custom Validated Injection Molding, EDM Machining and CNC Machining with Turning, Milling and 5-Axis. SAS also offers valued added support with engineering, design, finishing, paint, assembly and quality with CMM.
Sequent, Inc. is a privately held human resources consulting and outsourcing firm that helps clients improve corporate performance through the integration of people, process, and technology. Sequent has a strong heritage and centers of excellence in five areas: human capital management, technology solutions, thought leadership, employee benefits and risk management.
Skoda Minotti is an accounting and tax, strategic planning, litigation support, financial staffing, information technologies, insurance and investment services firm. The company’s Biotech and Technology professionals offer financial due diligence, setup procedures and internal control processes, audits for grants and loans and funding search assistance.
Skoda Minotti will present a workshop for Expo attendees:
- Hot Topics in Accounting and Finance that Affect your Business
SNS Nano Fiber Technology produces nanofibers utilizing a continuous process for commercial scale electrospinning. They are certified to 9001:2008 and 13485:2003. Located in Hudson, Ohio, they specialize in the design, development and custom manufacturing of nanofiber products for a variety of industries, including medical, cosmetics, hygiene, filtration, and tissue engineering.
Whether we’re hiring a scientist to work on a cancer drug, coaching an executive to be a more effective leader, or assessing why a company has a high volume of turnover, everything we do for healthcare and life sciences companies is about the people, because it’s the people who grow your business. For nearly half a century Taylor Strategy Partners has had a history of excellence in the people business. We have grown to accommodate our clients’ needs and are proud to be a leader in the healthcare and life science industries.
Trailhead Biosystems merges developmental biology and cell therapeutics with cutting edge hardware, and computerized experimental design and analysis to perform process-specific parameter optimization for customers seeking to develop cell therapies. Implementing Quality by Design (QbD) principles, cell culture optimization is done by utilizing Design of Experiment (DoE) theory combined with Multivariate Data Analysis (MVDA). This allows Trailhead to generate mathematical models of the biological system, understand the effector-response relationship in cell culture, and provide a systems biology analysis of the differentiation space. DoE-based experimental design and robotic execution greatly reduce the number of experiments and time needed for optimizing a large number of variables simultaneously.
With a strong focus on the life sciences industry, Tunnell Consulting designs and implements sustainable solutions that improve the operating performance of each unique client we serve. Integrating technical, process and organizational skills, our proven problem-solving methodologies enable life science companies to achieve optimal compliance and quality performance, operational excellence and organizational effectiveness. Since our founding in 1962, our experienced professionals, representing a wide range of scientific, technical, analytical and business disciplines, have worked with leading life science companies to generate increased efficiency, compliance and measurable results that show up on the top and bottom lines.
Tunnell Consulting will present a free workshop for Expo attendees:
- Organizational Design Driven by Regulatory Requirements
ValenSil Technologies, LLC manufactures medical products and prototypes in a wide range of silicone materials. Their manufacturing capabilities include injection molding, compression molding, and extrusion of both LSR and HCR medical-grade silicone. They also offer assembly, sterilization, and packaging services. The ValenSil team has the capabilities and expertise to develop innovative solutions and custom formulations that very few others do.
VWR International helps accelerate scientific innovation by providing the most effective and efficient solutions — products, equipment and services — for the life science industry so they can focus on what’s truly important: discovery. VWR enables those solutions and eliminate process complexities through their value proposition of Product Choice, Differentiated Services, and Operational Excellence.
Western Reserve Water Systems is an industrial water service company with an experienced staff offering a wide range of equipment, services, parts, and consulting services for the industrial process water and high purity water user. WRWS services are supplied to various industries, such as Power Generation, Chemical Processing, Auto, Steel, Food & Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Hospital, Medical, Laboratory and light industrial and commercial markets.
Wood Herron & Evans is a leading Intellectual Property law firm comprised of dedicated attorneys and support staff with a legacy of superior Intellectual Property legal services, strong personal relationships, and a record of delivering a high return on value. Integrity and in-depth legal expertise, coupled with technical and business experience, are the hallmarks of our service.
World Courier is a specialty logistics company dedicated to improving global health. With this knowledge in hand, we design and execute world-class logistics processes that mitigate risk, maximize the return on R&D investments and advance medicine.
Wright Brothers, Inc. produces, sells and distributes high-performance specialty gases to Northeastern, Central, Southwestern Ohio and Northern Kentucky. As a leader in bioscience, research and industrial gas services, Wright Brothers is committed to finding innovative and cost-effective solutions for our customers and for the industry.