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Medical inventor Dr. Thomas Fogarty to speak at BioOhio event in Mason

Following successful stops in Cleveland and Columbus, BioOhio’s “Innovation Road Show” will pull into the Cincinnati area on November 17 at Mason’s Manor House. Internationally recognized medical device inventor and cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Thomas Fogarty will be the keynote speaker. A Cincinnati native, Dr. Fogarty owns over 100 medical patents, including the revolutionary and now […]

October 26, 2010

Letter to Editor of New York Times

The following letter was sent in response to a July 1 New York Times article, “Factory Jobs Return, but Employers Find Skills Shortage,” that used northeast Ohio as a backdrop and quoted several northeast Ohio biomedical industry leaders. Dear Editorial Staff: In his July 1 article, “Factory Jobs Return, but Employers Find Skills Shortage,” reporter […]

July 5, 2010

BioOhio to collaborate with Beijing on bioscience growth

BioOhio and the Beijing Pharma and Biotech Center (BPBC) finalized a partnership to cultivate collaborative bioscience business and research opportunities in Ohio and Northern China. Both groups also will encourage other organizations and companies in their areas to participate in partnership initiatives. Forged by BioOhio President & CEO Tony Dennis and BPBC Deputy Director-General Zhang […]

June 28, 2010

Biomedical and pharma career fairs coming to Columbus, Cincinnati

BioOhio, the state’s bioscience membership and development organization, will host two regional career fairs for job seekers to learn about opportunities at growing bioscience businesses and research organizations. Coordinated by BioOhio and supported by the Ohio Department of Development, the free events will be held from 1:00pm to 6:00pm. The Columbus career fair is May 11 at […]

April 29, 2010

BioOhio announces first four scholarship winners

Four Ohio high school seniors are winners of the BioOhio Scholarship, designed to encourage and advance bioscience-related education and career interests in Ohio. BioOhio is a non-profit organization charged with accelerating bioscience business, research, and education opportunities throughout the state. The four recipients of the non-renewable $1,250 scholarships are: Karen Kruzer, West Geauga High School, […]

April 28, 2010

Despite economy, Ohio’s bioscience industry shows economic, employment growth

Employment in Ohio’s biosciences sector is on the rise across the state according to a report released today by BioOhio, a non-profit organization supported by the Thomas Edison Program of the Ohio Department of Development. Despite the nation’s stagnant overall economy, total employment in Ohio’s bioscience sector in 2008 was 55,465. That’s a 2.8% increase between […]

March 30, 2010

March 16 Expo to be one-stop-shop for biomedical companies

On March 16, from 10am to 4pm, BioOhio will host the 1st Annual BioOhio Suppliers & Service Providers Expo at the Aladdin Shrine Center in Columbus. An event designed to attract medical device and pharmaceutical company attendees from around the Midwest, the Expo will feature Ohio-based suppliers and service providers showcasing their latest offerings to […]

February 26, 2010

$5 million bioscience workforce training grant targets Ohio’s displaced workers

BioOhio and partners have been awarded a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration to implement the Ohio Bioscience Industry Workforce Preparedness project. The three-year project will provide training to 660 displaced or underemployed workers in declining industries to become better equipped for careers in Ohio’s growing bioscience industry. […]

February 12, 2010