Top #StartupCincy biohealth innovators to speak at BIO International 2016
By REDI Cincinnati on 06/03/2016
REDI Cincinnati is headed to BIO International in San Francisco to talk about why Greater Cincinnati is the right place for growing biohealth companies. Along with JobsOhio, REDI will provide a global platform for #StartupCincy and CincyTech portfolio companies to tell their stories – and why they chose to locate in our region.
Here’s a brief overview of the companies attending with REDI:
Airway Therapeutics: A biotech company focused on developing new interventions for acute and chronic lung diseases in the most vulnerable of patients, beginning with premature infants. The company received orphan designation for AT-100 to prevent BPD. The company earned this designation in Europe in April 2014 and from the FDA in June 2014. Visit booth #7437 for more details.
FEATURED IN-BOOTH SPEAKER: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center: A nonprofit academic medical center established in 1883, is one of the oldest and most-distinguished pediatric hospitals in the United States.
The hospital offers comprehensive clinical services, from treatments for rare and complex conditions to well-child care. In the 2015-2016 U.S. News & World Report survey of best children’s hospitals, Cincinnati Children’s ranked No. 3 among all Honor Roll hospitals.
Speaker: Michael Pistone, director of marketing, innovation & commercialization for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Where: Tuesday, June 7, 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Ohio booth #7437 West Building
FEATURED IN-BOOTH SPEAKER: CincyTech: CincyTech’s mission is to be a trusted partner in transforming ideas into high potential technology companies in Southwest Ohio, with the goal of creating jobs, providing a return for our investors, and helping fuel a vibrant regional startup
Speaker: Peg Rusconi/John Rice, CincyTech
Where: Wednesday, June 8, 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Ohio booth #7437 West Building
FEATURED IN-BOOTH SPEAKER: Eccrine Systems: A non-invasive, real-time monitoring of human biomarkers in eccrine sweat. Read about its recent partnership with Gatorade: Gatorade Has Launched Four Major Tech Partnerships To Drive Company Transition
Speaker: Gavi Begtrup, Ph.D., chief technology officer, Eccrine Systems
Where: Wednesday, June 8, 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Ohio booth #7437 West Building
FEATURED IN-BOOTH SPEAKER: Enable Injections: An emerging bioheath company committed to the user experience by providing a comfortable injection under the skin through a discreet device worn on the body. It was recently recognized as one of ten Notable Drug Delivery & Formulation Technologies by an independent publication.
Speaker: Mike Hooven, CEO, Enable Injections
Where: Wednesday, June 8 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Ohio booth #7437 West Building
IncludeFitness:IncludeFitness’ goal is to make exercise easier and smarter – no matter where a person chooses to work out. The company creates inclusive exercise equipment that can fit in anywhere. IncludeFitness pairs HIPAA-compliant cloud software with its equipment to guide people through a routine, automatically document the workout and provide objective measurable outcomes by instantaneously communicating with the user’s doctor, physical therapist or trainer. This method identifies best practices and ensures patient compliance. In 2007, company founder Ryan Eder earned the Gold, Best in Show and People’s Choice Awards in the International Design Excellence Awards. In subsequent years, this award was won by companies like Apple, Nike and Tesla. This year, the company is a finalist for the Medical Design Excellence Award. Visit booth #7437 for more details.
FEATURED IN-BOOTH SPEAKER: REDI Cincinnati:The first point-of-contact for companies looking to grow or locate in the Greater Cincinnati region, and a top-ranked economic development organization in the U.S.
Speaker: Kimm Coyner, vice president business development & projects, REDI Cincinnati
Where: Tuesday, June 7, 3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Ohio booth #7437 West Building
Will we see you there?
REDI wants to know if you’ll be attending BIO International or know someone who is. We invite you to meet us at the Ohio booth #7437 in the west building to connect and hear from top biohealth executives.