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The Sound of Ideas

Northeast Ohio Innovators

Posted Tuesday, March 27, 2012

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Northeast Ohio Innovators A doctor creates a new kind of neck brace that selectively cools the brain, protecting against neurological damage from stroke, heart attack or injury. A college professor invents a glass and silicone sponge that can suck an oil spill out of water. A Cleveland start-up finds a way to turn the bones of old homes into usable furniture. Innovators in Northeast Ohio are shaking the rust off the rust belt. Find out how,Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. on the Sound of Ideas. Program initially aired March 27, 2012.


Economy, Regional Economy/Business - News, Technology


Mike Giammo, co-founder, Lork Tech
Chris Kious, founder, A Piece of Cleveland
Courtney Gras, co-founder, Design Flux Technology
Mike Burke, President and CEO, Life Core Technologies
Paul Edmiston, PhD, chief science officer and founder ABS Materials, Wooster
Aaron Lemieux, founder, Tremont Electric
Tom Lix, founder, Cleveland Whiskey

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Lork Tech
A Piece of Cleveland
Design Flux Technology
Life Core Technologies
ABS Materials
Tremont Electric
Cleveland Whiskey

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