OHIO CHAMBER OPPOSES STATE ISSUE 3 CITING WORKPLACE CONCERNS Supports State Issue 2 Banning Monopolies Created in the State’s Constitution and Supports State Issue 1 Creating Fair System for Drawing Legislative Districts On August 19, 2015, The Ohio Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted to oppose State Issue 3 – a constitutional amendment that […]
A Decade of NeuRx DPS® Use: Analysis of Diaphragm Pacing in 214 Patients with Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS) Shows Safety and Improved Survival Benefit PR Newswire Synapse Biomedical Inc. (www.synapsebiomedical.com) announced today that an abstract regarding a decade of use of the NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System® has been accepted for presentation at the 26th International […]
NEOMED, Stark State College sign agreement to formalize relationship By Timothy Mcgaw, Crain’s Cleveland Business Northeast Ohio Medical University deepened its 15-year relationship with Stark State College, as both institutions signed a formal agreement to explore ways to extend the regional health care talent pipeline. The formalized community college relationship will be a first for […]
BioMotiv creates pharmaceutical spinoff Crain’s Cleveland Business – By Chuck Soder BioMotiv of Beachwood has formed a new pharmaceutical company that aims to commercialize a technology that could be used to treat inflammatory and vascular disorders. The spinoff, Sujana Biotech LLC, licensed the technology from Case Western Reserve University. It also recently raised $800,000 from […]
395 Jobs Could be Headed to Central Ohio by Mark Williams, The Columbus Dispatch Four companies received approval for state tax incentives on Monday for projects that could bring 395 jobs to central Ohio, including a railroad-car company that plans to add 200 jobs in Marion over the next three years. Chicago-based Union Tank Car […]
POSITION OPENING – COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT Company Hicks Partners, LLC is a business consulting firm providing public relations, government affairs and business development services to clients at the state and federal level. The firm has an immediate opening for a Communications Assistant. Responsibilities • Support public relations activities for Hicks’ clients, including but not limited to: […]
Why Texas is missing out on the future of medicine Commentary by Bill Frist, Fortune The Texas State Medical Board’s move in April to require that citizens visit their doctors in person first before using telemedicine stymies innovative in health care. Across the country, thousands of people are desperate for accessible and affordable healthcare. For […]
Smart business, meaningful opportunities for the developmentally disabled By Bill Cushwa, Smart Business The majority of “adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities are either unemployed or underemployed,” says The Arc, the largest national community-based organization advocating for and serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that […]
SPARC taps motorsports industry vet as president Brian Ball, Columbus Business First The developers of the Sports Pavilion and Automotive Research Complex at the former Cooper Stadium have signed a motorsports industry veteran as the driver behind the business side of the fledgling operation. Brett Roubinek, a 4½-year veteran of the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course […]
VentureOhio names new leader to promote state’s entrepreneurs Evan Weese, Columbus Business First Following the sudden death of its first leader and a brief stint for his successor, the year-old VentureOhio believes it has a long-term top executive. The trade group representing Ohio’s entrepreneurial community named Falon Donohue as executive director, starting May 1. Donohue […]

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