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Ohio’s bioscience industry posts strong decade of growth

The past decade was good for Ohio bioscience companies and, consequently, good for the state. Ohio’s bioscience industry directly employs more than 62,500 workers, according to an industry growth report released today by BioOhio, the state’s bioscience membership and development organization. Since 2000, Ohio bioscience employers have added 10,222 jobs, a 19.5% increase in contrast […]

March 30, 2011


BioOhio Innovation Road Show event comes to Central Ohio

After a successful stop in Cleveland in late September, BioOhio’s “Innovation Road Show” will pull into central Ohio on October 28 at Dublin’s OCLC Conference Center. Christine Poon, Dean of Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business, is the keynote speaker. The event’s focus is biomedical innovation — defining it, discussing it, debating it, and […]

October 26, 2010

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