November 2023

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Cleveland State has been awarded $500,000 under the State of Ohio’s Third Frontier Research Incentive program to develop new technology that assists people with spinal cord injuries (SCI). The project, titled Bringing Robot Assistants into the Homes of People with Cervical SCI, is led by researchers Dr. Eric Schearer, an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (MCE) and director of CSU’s Center for Human-Machine Systems (CHMS), Dr. Gina Kubec, a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy, and Dr. Nicholas Zingale, an associate professor in the Maxine Goodman Levin School of Urban Affairs and a co-director of the CSU T.E.C.H. Hub. Read More »



CSU's Faculty: Aviva Vincent, Social Work

Dr. Aviva Vincent, LMSW, VSW (Veterinary Social Worker), is an assistant professor in the School of Social Work with research interests in human-animal interactions and animal-assisted therapies.

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Video: Center for Gene Regulation in Health and Disease Celebrates 15 Years Development

The Center for Gene Regulation in Health and Disease (GRHD) at Cleveland State University was launched in 2008 with a grant from the Ohio Third Frontier Commission’s Ohio Research Scholars Program. The Center focuses on research to improve understanding of biological processes and how malfunction of these processes results in various diseases.

A new video highlights GRHD’s research and impact on CSU and beyond. Watch the Video »




Update: Quantum Innovation Catalyzer Program

The Cleveland Clinic Quantum Innovation Catalyzer Program provides an opportunity for early- and growth-stage companies to explore quantum computing applications in healthcare and life sciences. The 24-week immersive experience includes dedicated access to IBM’s Quantum System One at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus, the first quantum computer dedicated to healthcare research.

CSU is a founding member of the Quantum Member partnership and faculty and students are eligible for this internal award though the Cleveland Clinic.

Internal Submission Deadline is 1/15/2024.

Additional information and application details can be found here.


UPDATE: GLIDE Innovation Fund Startup Pre-Seed Funding Opportunity

The GLIDE Innovation Fund is committed to building talent, growing jobs, and helping entrepreneurs turn good technology ideas into viable businesses. Their pre-seed fund is designed to support these goals and help entrepreneurs of early-stage companies within the 21 counties of Northeast Ohio. Up to $50,000 A level awards help entrepreneurs validate new technologies. The first step to obtain our pre-seed funding is to attend a free Innovation Fund 101 Information Session conducted by our team.

This is required in order to qualify for funding.

Open Application Start: 10/1/2023
Next Funding Cycle Starts: 1/1/2023

Contact Jack Kraszewski if you’d like additional information or guidance.


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