New strategic investor for 80 Acres Farms 80 Acres Farms, a high-tech indoor, pesticide-free farming enterprise has a new strategic investor—Barclays, a British investment bank. 80 Acres calls itself a farm “that doesn’t need sun, soil or favorable weather to do its thing” because it uses a combination of LED Lighting, artificial intelligence and robotics [...]
Module to enable pharmacists to manage services Cincinnati’s AssureCare, which develops technology solutions to improve patient outcomes and lower costs associated with population health management, has developed its Medication Management Module to help pharmacists manage and bill for services that include comprehensive medication reviews and targeted medication reviews, as well as others identified by AssureCare’s [...]
Talmetrix is a Cincy-based employee research feedback and insights company. Cincinnati Future had the opportunity to speak to its CEO, Chris Powell, and its COO, Jason Ruebel, about the company. What does Talmetrix do? Chris: We help companies capture, aggregate, and transform employee and organizational data into insights and intelligence. This helps to improve retention, [...]
The University of Cincinnati and The Ohio State University are conducting a study to examine the link between opioid abuse and genetics. It’s one of the first studies to look into the pharmacogenomics—the study of how genes affect a person’s response to drugs—of opioid addiction.
It’s been just a few months since Cincy entrepreneur Mark Jeffreys sold Mobile Agent Now, a company he founded in 2017, which helps businesses manage their online customer reviews. Now he’s on to the next thing—growing a spinoff called 4Sight, which Jeffreys launched last year. 4Sight mines real-time data from customer reviews, social media, and [...]
If you have a kid who won’t stop playing video games—or if you ARE a kid who won’t stop playing video games—listen up. Now you can pledge to play video games for a full 24 hours to raise money for charity. Extra Life Game Day is a marathon, virtual, Cincinnati-wide gaming event, with proceeds going [...]
Cincinnati Process Technologies (CPT), a supplier to the plastics-molding industry, has teamed up with IoT Diagnostics, a maker of predictive maintenance sensors, to offer diagnostics to the plastics industry. IoT Diagnostics employs Internet-connected devices to analyze large sets of machine data to predict failures before they happen. The two companies will collaborate to keep an eye [...]
Drones could soon be flying organs to recipients or providing air taxi service. That might be far off, but the University of Cincinnati is conducting an economic study that examines the viability of such tasks.
The University of Cincinnati’s Venture Lab at the 1819 Innovation Hub held its cohort 11 Pre-Accelerator Graduation Day on Sept. 29. The presentations were held remotely but featured each of the 16 startups.
Image by Shawn Goldberg for Shutterstock Cincinnati’s GE Aviation has developed an app to help keep airline passengers safe and airlines financially healthy during the COVID pandemic. It uses blockchain technology and QR codes to ensure passenger health, crew health, seat-and-tray-table cleanliness, and faster boarding. GE Aviation worked with TE-FOOD, a German company [...]
There were an estimated 88 million podcasters in 2019, according to Statista.com. Refinery Ventures is getting in on the party with its latest project, a podcast called Fast Frontiers. “The idea for this podcast came out of years of conversations with friends about the dramatic changes we have been seeing in venture, entrepreneurship, and innovation,” [...]