• Invacare
  • Hitachi
  • GE Healthcare
  • Philips


BioEnterprise is a business formation, recruitment and
acceleration initiative designed to grow healthcare companies and
commercialize bioscience technologies


BioOhio is Ohio’s bioscience industry catalyst and
advocacy organization serving more than 1,350 companies, including
industry leaders and many fast-growth, start-up firms.

Global Cardiovascular Innovation Center (GCIC)

The GCIC is a cardiovascular product development consortium of
clinical, academic, and economic development institutions led by
the Cleveland Clinic. The GCIC is an international leader in
developing, incubating, and commercializing cardiovascular

Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA)

The ABIA, an Ohio Center of Excellence for Biomedicine and
Healthcare, focuses on biomedical innovation and

Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) Research, Entrepreneurship, Discovery and Innovation (REDI) Zone

NEOMED’s REDI Zone identifies, recruits, and supports developing
companies by providing 140,000 square feet of research space,
biomedical wet labs and conference space. It also partners
companies with scientific experts.

Great Lakes Innovation and Development Enterprise (GLIDE)

GLIDE helps Northeast Ohio entrepreneurs wrap sound
business practices around great business ideas. GLIDE’s experienced
Entrepreneurs-in-Residence provide professional business assistance
to companies at every stage of development and connect
entrepreneurs with the tools and resources they need to

  • The Cleveland Plus region’s biohealth industry employs 33,000 workers.
  • More than 1,400 Cleveland Plus students graduate with
    engineering degrees each year.