Cleveland+ is a global orthopaedics destination, with the collective strength of the orthopaedic and skeletal research programs in the region already rivaling any such grouping in the world. New collaborations such as the $80 million+ Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron have expanded the tremendous commercial, academic and healthcare opportunities residing at the interface of musculoskeletal biology, polymer/material sciences, and clinical orthopaedic needs.
Cleveland+ boasts a strong base of academic and clinical programs with Top 10 national rankings for clinical orthopaedic programs and orthopaedic/polymers research programs. The region is a center for materials research and fabrication technologies, attracting innovative orthopaedic companies that take advantage of cutting-edge materials research, availability of high tech yet comparatively priced manufacturing capabilities, and the perfect test-market for their products and processes.
There are now more than 50+ companies directly related to the orthopaedic device industry in the Cleveland region. These include emerging technology companies, contract manufacturers, component makers, machining facilities and final demand manufacturers, such as makers of limb, spine, implant, disc and bone substitute products.
Orthopaedics companies looking to relocate in Northeast Ohio can take easy advantage of: