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Biomedical Cluster

North East Ohio is a world leader when it comes to biomedical related technology and devices.  The region ranks 5thin the world for neurotech healthcare and 6thin the world for neurodevice companies.  North East Ohio is home to over 600 biomedical businesses and 230,000 healthcare and bioscience workers.   The City of Akron specifically has cultivated a unique environment for biomedical research with the implementation of its Biomedical Corridor.  The corridor is home to Akron’s three Hospital Systems: Akron General Medical Center; Summa Health System, and Akron Children’s Hospital.  Also, located in the Corridor is the Austen BioInnovation Institute, which will create over 2,400 biomedical jobs over the next decade.  The City of Akron is also home to the award winning Akron Global Business Accelerator which helps start –up biomedical related companies.  Akron’s Biomedical Corridor brings together Hospitals, research institutions, and biomedical business to create a unique environment for biomedical related research and technology. 

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