Ohio’s Assets Support Growth of State’s Biohealth Companies

Over the past few years, more and more health-tech, health care and biomedical companies have started calling Ohio home. This trend gives Ohio a growing and well-deserved reputation as a hot spot for biohealth companies and provides economic developers with some great talking points about our state.

Biohealth companies find what they need in Ohio – a comprehensive mix of assets that foster growth and success.

Ohio Third Frontier and NineSigma Invite the World to Join in Solving the Opioid Crisis

The opioid epidemic in America is causing devastating human, social and economic impact, with the state of Ohio and the Midwest being hit particularly hard. Most of us know someone who has been affected by the opioid epidemic.

Ohio spends nearly a billion dollars each year addressing the opioid epidemic, attacking it from every direction, including prevention, education, treatment and recovery, and law enforcement. Advancing innovation and technology is another way to ensure that no stone is left unturned as the state – and the nation – continues to fight this battle.

Kasich Administration Kick-Offs State Capital Budget Bill Process

The kick-off is a well-established football tradition most Ohioans are aware of. For serious students of state of Ohio government, the kick-off for the state of Ohio capital budget bill starts with a standard guidance memo from the Director of the Ohio Office of Budget and Management. On September 25, 2017 Governor Kasich’s OBM Director Tim Keen released the FY 2019-20 state of Ohio capital budget guidance memo to state agencies and other organizations that may be eligible for state of Ohio capital funding in the upcoming capital bill.

Cleanup of 20-acre Brownfield Site in Urbana Underway for New Development and Job Creation

Demolition and cleanup of the former Q3/JMC, Inc. manufacturing site in Urbana is ready to begin – a key step toward preparing the abandoned property for new industrial development and job creation.

Urbana Director of Administration Kerry Brugger announced at the Sept. 19 Urbana City Council meeting that the City of Urbana had finalized an agreement with Urbana-based developer True Inspection Services (TIS) to direct redevelopment work of the 20-acre site at 605 Miami St. and 200 Beech St. The property, zoned for manufacturing, has been vacant since Q3/JMC ceased operations in 2008.