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Partners & Affiliates. Economic Development Partners


Learn more about BioOhio

BioOhio is a non-profit organization designed to build and accelerate bioscience industry, research and education in Ohio. BioOhio is focused on networking the distributed bioscience assets of Ohio to promote regional, national, and global best-in-class competitiveness and growth.

Team NEO

Learn more about Team NEO

Team NEO advances Northeast Ohio’s economy by attracting businesses worldwide to the 16-county Cleveland Plus region. The organization is a joint venture of the region’s largest metro chambers of commerce. Since 2007, the organization has attracted 23 new companies, 2,500 new jobs and more than $75M in annual payroll to Northeast Ohio, leading to a total regional annual impact of $150M.


Learn more about BioEnterprise

Based in Cleveland, BioEnterprise is an acceleration initiative designed to grow healthcare companies and commercialize bioscience technologies. BioEnterprise has active partnerships with Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals and Case Western Reserve University. Developing companies include emerging medical device, biotech, and healthcare services firms.

Fairfax Renaissance Development Corporation (FRDC)

Learn more about the Fairfax Renaissance Development Corporation

The Fairfax Renaissance Development Corporation (FRDC) is a nonprofit community development corporation involved in new construction, housing rehabilitation, economic development and community organizing and safety programs. Cleveland’s Fairfax neighborhood will be the home of the new GCIC incubator/accelerator facility being developed in partnership with FRDC.

Global Cardiovascular Innovation Center