OUR HOSPITALS HAVE A HISTORY OF INNOVATION EXCELLENCE

Greater Cincinnati hospitals have been creating world-renowned breakthroughs since the first oral, live-virus polio vaccine; the heart-lung machine; and the Rotavirus vaccine, breakthroughs that saved millions around the world.

GREATER CINCINNATI IS A TOP CITY FOR BIOTECH VENTURE CAPITAL

With $60.5 million in venture capital, it’s easy to see why Fierce Biotech ranks Greater Cincinnati 11th in the nation for biotech funding. From incubators and accelerators to nationally ranked hospitals, you will find the right partner to make your business thrive.

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CINCINNATI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER IS A CATALYST FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION

The hospital sets new records for invention disclosures and creates new biohealth companies.

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Cultivating successful companies

Companies in our region know how to make life-saving innovations a reality. From accelerators, like biologic and Innov8 for Health, to industry leaders, like Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Greater Cincinnati is primed to support new biohealth ideas. Several leading companies started here, including Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon, a leading medical device manufacturer.

Simply stated, we know what it takes to transform business startups into industry leaders. Local entrepreneurs can access resources that get their businesses started and give them a competitive edge. In Greater Cincinnati you can find help with licensing and commercialization opportunities and access an exceptional talent pipeline, nearby customers as well as an easy-to-use supply chain and logistics – all with low business operating costs.

Due in large part to these assets, Greater Cincinnati ranks 11th in the nation for biotech venture capital funding and is a top place where startups thrive.

Success stories

  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) – Is an internationally acclaimed catalyst for healthcare innovation and biohealth industry growth in Greater Cincinnati (Video
  • E-Beam Services, Inc. – Supplies electron beam processing services to Greater Cincinnati companies in the medical device, pharmaceutical, consumer and industrial markets 
  • The Health Collaborative – Puts Greater Cincinnati on the map with a collaborative approach to healthcare transformation 
  • Medpace – Builds strong strategic partnerships to advance an efficient and cost-effective path to drug and medical device development. Medpace expanded its Greater Cincinnati headquarters due to the region’s talent base and strong commitment to the company’s growth 
  • Meridian Bioscience, Inc. – Manufactures, markets and distributes a broad range of innovative diagnostic test kits and biopharmaceutical-enabling technologies. In Greater Cincinnati, Meridian Bioscience turned a $500 investment into a $160 million global success. 
  • SparkPeople.com – Inspires people across the nation to get healthy through a diet and fitness website that has 15 million registered users 

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Assets

REDI Cincinnati is your first point-of-contact for questions about locating or expanding your biohealth company in our region. To learn more, contact REDI at (513) 562-8474 or info@REDICincinnati.com.

Snapshot

  • 590+ biohealth-related businesses are already located in Greater Cincinnati
  • 17,900+ physicians, life scientists and engineers work in the region
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center's 2015 expansion will increase its total research footprint to 1.4 million square feet, the largest pediatric cancer and blood disease clinical care and research center in the U.S.

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