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minority biomedical entrepreneurs teach and learn at first national conference in Cleveland

New biomedical companies are a source of growth in Ohio's high tech economy, yet currently, only a fraction of them are helmed by African-American and Latino entrepreneurs. The first ever Minority Biomedical Entrepreneurship Conference aims to connect minorities in Ohio to greater opportunities while also growing the state's biomedical workforce.

q&a: luis proenza, president of the university of akron

Open innovation partnerships between universities and companies can spark new ideas and possibly inventions, says Dr. Luis Proenza of the University of Akron. Recently, hiVelocity spoke with Dr. Proenza about key changes in U.S. patent law, the role of universities in Ohio's entrepreneurial ecosystem, and the catalytic potential of university partnerships.

q&a: lisa delp, executive director of ohio third frontier

Startup veteran and Ohio native Lisa Delp was recently appointed Ohio Third Frontier's new Executive Director. In this interview, she discusses how far we've come in creating a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem, and how Ohio Third Frontier's new focus areas will help grow our high tech economy.

Pond scum with promise

You may look at it and think, "Ew, pond scum!" But to one savvy Ohioan, the slimy green stuff holds a promising future for all of us.
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Biotechnology Founders

Philip Eggers of Cardiox Corporation

Philip Eggers of Cardiox Corporation

City: Columbus

Philip Eggers is founder of Cardiox, a company that has developed a non-invasive procedure for detecting cardiac shunts.

Peter Greco of LyoGo

Peter Greco of LyoGo

City: Columbus

Peter Greco is co-founder of LyoGo, a developer of drug storage and delivery systems.

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