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Out of view of patients, docs, Clinic shop allows for tool rehab, new idea development

Cleveland Clinic Medical Device Solutions
Crain’s Cleveland Business, January 9, 2012
Surgeons and other doctors who perform miracles get most of the limelight at the Cleveland Clinic, but in the basement of its main campus, a crew of machinist, fabricators, engineers and researchers does impressive work, too —

Steris Corp. and Philips Healthcare deal add jobs, punch to Northeast Ohio’s biomedical economy

Philips Healthcare
cleveland.com, December 20, 2011
With Philips Healthcare and Steris Corp. expecting to add 200 local jobs within a year, state and local leaders see more proof that Northeast Ohio’s medical economy can compete on a national – and sometimes global – stage.

Philips Healthcare to add 100 jobs in Highland Heights; Steris Corp. plans growth in Mentor

Philips Healthcare
cleveland.com, December 19, 2011
Two healthcare heavyweights will bring jobs to Northeast Ohio, building up the region’s medical core with help from state incentives.

Stroke diagnosis firm IschemiaCare closes $800K of $1.1M investment

Ischemia Care
MedCity News, September 1, 2011
A company that’s hoping to be the first to commercialize a blood test that can diagnose the cause of stroke has closed $800,000 of an anticipated $1.1 million series B round of investment.

Belgian medical device CRO picks Cleveland for U.S. headquarters

genae
MedCity News, August 29, 2011
A Belgian clinical research organization that focuses on cardiovascular medical devices has established its U.S. headquarters in Cleveland.

VasoStar’s vibrating guidewire takes aim at coronary artery blockages

VasoStar
MedCity News, August 3, 2011
A Cleveland-area startup is developing an electromagnetic vibrating catheter and guidewire system that could give interventional cardiologists a better means of pushing through serious coronary artery blockages called chronic total occlusions.

Jumpstart, RiverVest Venture Partners to invest $750,000 in Securus Medical Group

Securus Medical Group
Crain’s, August 1, 2011
Jumpstart Inc. and RiverVest Venture Partners have announced plans to invest a total of $750,000 in Securus Medical Group, a biomedical technology startup that moved to Cleveland from Boston in July.

Global Cardiovascular Innovation Center