Come meet, support and engage with us for the 12th Annual EDGE Fellows Presentation & Reception on Tuesday, July 31st at 4:00 PM with nearly 100 leaders from area businesses, universities, mentors, and students. Graduate-level students from Case Western Reserve University, the University of Akron, Ohio University, University of Illinois, and the University of Pennsylvania will share what they have learned to drive new business growth for NEO companies through their research this summer.

What: Quick pitch presentations on new business opportunities for area companies

When: Tuesday, July, 31st (4:00 – 6:30 p.m.); Wine, Beer and Refreshments: 4:00 – 4:30 p.m.; Presentations: 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. with reception to follow.

Where: JumpStart Inc.
6701 Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44103

Who: EDGE Fellows Summer Intern Program
10 select graduate-level students (Class 2018)

Impact: 50+% of the projects studied over past 11 years have generated new revenue for NE Ohio.
Nearly 70% of the students choose to stay and work in the area after graduation.

Market Studies Addressing: 3D Printing for pharmaceutical/therapeutics drug discovery and testing, Coatings and Paint, Medical Device for Sickle Cell and Malaria Detection in Africa, LED Lighting and Plastics for new markets.

Presenting Companies Include: Harrison Paint Company, Hemex Health, Lumitex, Inc., Montville Plastics & Rubber, and Viscus Biologics

Special thanks for support provided by: The Burton D. Morgan Foundation, Harvard Business School Club of Northeastern Ohio, and Participating Companies.

Learn more at: Summer EDGE Fellows Experience

See where Past EDGE Fellows are now.

About Program: The goal of the EDGE Fellows Program is to research the up-side potential for new business opportunities for area companies. Additionally, the program provides students with a truly unique consulting experience, connecting area companies with top talent from area universities and skilled business mentors. Started in 2007, the EDGE Fellows Program has explored 84 project ideas and several projects led to multi-million dollar business ventures.

Contact Program Director, Christopher Keller, with questions: [email protected] | 216.346.6300

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