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Sought-After Expertise, Recognized Innovation: March 15, 2019 Portfolio Update

OIF Portfolio Companies Win Big Industry Awards and Are Quoted in In-Depth Articles

From nationwide recognition to sponsorship of major industry events, the Ohio Innovation Fund’s portfolio companies continue to make positive impressions on individuals and organizations in their fields. Read on to see how OIF portfolio companies have succeeded in March 2019.

Publisher Consults Enable Injections for Alternative Dosing Story

BioPharm International, which covers the science and business of biopharmaceuticals, recently published an in-depth story on alternate dosing forms and their important role in drug delivery. One of the experts consulted for and quoted at length in the story is Matthew Huddleston, executive vice president and chief technology officer of self-injection delivery company Enable Injections, with the company’s enFuse injector scoring a mention as well.

You can read the entire article here.

Also recently consulted for expertise is OIF portfolio company Immuta, which was brought into a Credit Union Journal story on financial data security. You can read it here.


Stirling Ultracold is VWR’s Supplier of the Year

Global laboratory product and service solutions organization VWR recently announced its 2018 Supplier of the Year awards, and ultra-low temperature freezer company Stirling Ultracold took top honors. The company won for the Equipment, Instruments and Chromatography category in the 2017 awards, and its recognition this year reflects its solutions for breakthroughs in disease research.

Read the full announcement here.

“Providing innovative, environmentally-sustainable and high-value ULT storage solutions to our customers is always priority number one for us. We’re especially honored to receive this award because it affirms that commitment, as well as the mutual growth of our continuing partnership with the VWR team.” –Neill Lane, Stirling Ultracold President and CEO


ConnXus Sponsors Major International Supply Chain Conference

Cloud-Based Supplier Management Solutions SuiteISM2019, the Institute for Supply Management’s annual conference, is one of the biggest international supply chain and procurement conferences in the world, and supplier management company ConnXus is one of the crucial sponsors. More than 2,500 professionals are expected to attend from April 7-10 in Houston, with keynote speakers including former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and one-time presidential candidate Carly Fiorina.

Read about the conference here.

ConnXus COO Daryl Hammett recently published a post on his 2019 technological trend predictions, which you can read here.


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Sought-After Expertise, Recognized Innovation: March 15, 2019 Portfolio Update