Cleveland Clinic Innovations

Cleveland Clinic Innovations is responsible for company creation, business development and commercialization of all medical technology throughout Cleveland Clinic and its Global Healthcare Innovations Alliance partners. Since it was founded in 2000, Cleveland Clinic Innovations has executed over 450 licenses and created 75 spin-off companies that have raised over $1 billion in equity investment and commercialization grants. These efforts have resulted in the creation of over 1,200 jobs. Visit us at

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation

The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) is a public charity whose mission is to accelerate drug discovery for Alzheimer’s disease through venture philanthropy. ADDF is supported in part by the Institute for the Study of Aging (ISOA), a private foundation established by the Estee Lauder family in 1998. ADDF’s mission is to. To date, ADDF and ISOA have awarded over $33 million for approximately 240 research programs and conferences worldwide. For more information, visit the ADDF website at

Ohio Third Frontier

Ohio Third Frontier is committed to transforming the state’s economy through the accelerated growth of diverse startup and early stage technology companies. Businesses and entrepreneurs have access to a statewide network of resources through this nationally-recognized initiative. The network provides access to business expertise, mentorship, capital and talent to help turn great ideas into thriving companies and well-paying jobs. For more detail on Ohio Third Frontier Programs, visit our website at