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Ohio’s diverse biohealth industry is built upon world-class universities and research centers, a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem, and strong medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturing organizations.
Bioscience companies leverage Ohio’s big data and healthcare infrastructure to get ideas validated, increasing the speed to development and commercialization of life-changing innovations. Ohio is also among the seven largest medical states for research consortiums.
In Ohio, companies can:
- Access cutting-edge research. Medical centers such as Cincinnati Children’s, Cleveland Clinic and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute are exploring and developing the future of medicine.
- Increase their speed to market. At any point in the supply chain, companies can use Ohio’s strong logistics infrastructure. About 90 percent of U.S. pharmaceuticals are distributed through Ohio alone.
- Take advantage of a well-funded entrepreneurial ecosystem. Ohio’s biohealth sector is supported by programs like Ohio Third Frontier.
- Succeed among good company. A total of 3,186 biohealth-related organizations operate in the state, including Cardinal Health, Steris and Ethicon.
In 1989, community leaders in Dayton asked Pamela Morris to pioneer a new managed care model. That model has since grown into a nonprofit company called CareSource, one of the fastest growing and largest Medicaid managed care companies in the country and a key driver of downtown Dayton’s continued revitalization. When CareSource needed more space to accommodate its growth, company officials chose to expand their headquarters in Dayton.
Ohio is a great location for opportunities in health tech, the intersection of health care and information technology. Ohio's thriving biohealth industry made up of industry-leaders and startups provides a rich base for growth.
3D-printing has been around since the 80s, but within the last decade it has gained steam in several industries including biohealth. Today, Ohio and its world-renowned biohealth industry are utilizing 3D-printing to improve health care.
NuVasive responds to rapid growth with new facility and 150 jobs. In this new, cutting-edge180,000-square-foot facility, the company will produce all of its medical implants and other devices for global distribution.