NODE/Team NEO Monthly Partner Meeting Tuesday, April 30
Don’t miss the April meeting at the Brecksville Community Center. The featured topic is incentives. The Project Management Team at Team NEO and JobsOhio will discuss the assistance programs available to companies locating and expanding in Ohio. You’ll get a quick crash course on incentive guidelines/requirements, lead vetting and qualification, critical decision-making factors, and lessons learned from local practitioners. This is an opportunity to share your personal experience in navigating the JobsOhio network while offering constructive suggestions for how we can work better together to serve our clients. We look forward to your participation in the discussion and hope to see you in attendance. Be sure to register here to attend this session.
ODOD releases rules and program guidelines for Brownfield Remediation Program and Building Demolition and Site Revitalization Program
The Ohio Department of Development (ODOD) released rules and associated program guideline documents (Brownfield Remediation and Building Demolition and Site Revitalization) to govern the disbursement of $500 million in total grant funds for distressed properties in Ohio. Governor DeWine’s signature of H.B. 110 on June 30, 2021, set in motion the creation of two massive funding sources that are now available to community and economic development stakeholders: Brownfield Remediation Program (see R.C. 122.6511) and Building Demolition and Site Revitalization Program (see R.C. 122.6512).read more
The Ohio Export Internship Program matches businesses interested in growing exports with highly motivated college students who have taken export-focused coursework. The Ohio Department of Development offers participating small to medium-sized businesses a 50 percent reimbursement for the wages of the intern.read more
This is an incredibly exciting and auspicious time for Ohio’s bioscience, health and life sciences industries, with incredible growth and massive record investment in recent years. In 2020, bioscience companies in the state attracted a record $3.3 billion from sources including venture capital, exits, angel investment, federal research grants and other state initiatives.read more