15th Annual EDGE Fellows Presentation & Reception

August 3, 2021
3:30 - 5:30 pm
Cleveland Clinic Business Operations Center,6801 Brecksville Road,Independence

Come meet, support, and engage with EDGE Fellows and mentors as well as leaders from area businesses and universities.  Graduate-level students from Case Western Reserve, Cleveland State, John Carroll, Kansas State and Kent State universities will share summaries of what they have learned through their research efforts this summer to help validate ideas and drive new business growth for Northeast Ohio companies. 

What:     Quick pitch presentations on new business opportunities for area companies. 
               Questions welcomed at the end of presentations; meet students and company leaders.

When:     Tuesday, August 3rd (3:30 – 5:30 p.m.)

Meet and Greet: 3:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Program and Presentations: 4:00 – 5:15 p.m., with short reception to follow. 

Where:  EDGE Office Conference Room, Cleveland Clinic Business Operations Center, 6801 Brecksville Rd, Independence, 44131                
Parking is free; entrance through “Door A” by the front flagpole.  Note: Those not vaccinated are encouraged to wear masks at the event.
Who:       EDGE Fellows Summer Intern Program 
               Select graduate-level students (Class 2021)

Impact:   Sparking profitable business growth

  • 50+% of the projects studied have generated new revenue for NE Ohio.
  • Nearly 60% of the students choose to stay and work in the area after graduation.

Market Studies Addressing:
Innovations in Dye Colorant Technology, Applications for an Integrated Marketing Tool (SaaS), Residential Landscape Lighting Opportunities, Growth Channels for Industrial Air Conditioners, Marine Markets for Power Take Off (PTO) Clutches, and Hospital Scrub Management Systems.

Participating Companies in 2021 Include:
ChromaScape, Delta Media Group, Hinkley, Lintern Corporation, Logan Clutch, R.W. Martin