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New ortho medical device company launches in Akron

Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) announced today the formation of APTO Orthopaedics, the first medical device company created out of the Institute. ABIA’s Dr. Steve Fening and Akron Children’s […]

January 12, 2012

Media coverage of Senator Brown and BioOhio workforce training visit at Cincinnati State

Cincinnati’s CBS affiliate, Channel 12, covers Senator Sherrod Brown’s visit at Cincinnati State to discuss progress of BioOhio-led workforce training program. And more coverage from Cincinnati Enquirer, WVXU-FM, and the […]

January 11, 2012

Sen. Sherrod Brown visits bio-workforce training site

Today during a visit to Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) highlighted a BioOhio-led industry-sector jobs program that has trained more than 400 Ohioans for […]

January 10, 2012

Akebia Therapeutics spins out new company

Aerpio Therapeutics debuted yesterday as a stand-alone clinical-stage biotechnology company developing novel small molecule Tie-2 activators and HIF-1α stabilizers for multiple diseases. Aerpio was created in a spin-out transaction from […]

January 10, 2012

Twinsburg company wins “breakthrough product” recognition

Northeast Ohio’s L.J. Star has been awarded a 2011 Breakthrough Products of the Year Award from Processing magazine for its Lumiflex Fiber Optic Luminaire. The explosion-proof sightglass light is specially […]

January 9, 2012

Case biomedical engineering professor elected to Institute of Medicine

Getting elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) is a big deal, so we’re giving Case Western Reserve University’s Dr. John Chae a little belated recognition. Chae, professor and vice […]

January 6, 2012

Then Neoprobe, now Navidea Biopharmaceuticals secures $10 million investment

Yesterday when they were still Neoprobe, Dublin-based Navidea Biopharmaceuticals announced that Hercules Technology II, L.P, a fund managed by Hercules Technology Growth Capital, will provide up to a total of […]

January 5, 2012

ONN TV pops in on some bioscience companies

Ohio News Network (ONN) reporter Denise Alex and video editor Theo Bursey visited TechColumbus yesterday, primarily to interview NanoFiber Solutions’ Jed Johnson for a piece on Ohio’s bioscience industry. They had […]

January 4, 2012

Ohio venture capital growth ↑ 80%, eclipsing national growth rate

According to a recent study conducted by The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business, Ohio’s venture capital (VC) investments last year outpaced national levels by four to one. Nationally, […]

December 29, 2011

Ohio boasts experts on human element of medical device design

Medical device industry publication, MD+DI, is running a series of articles this month discussing the human element of medical device design. The magazine began the series with two Q&A pieces […]

December 27, 2011