Commitment to Action

Partnership for Regional Innovation Services (PRISM)

Commitment by

NorTech

In 2011, NorTech, in collaboration with the Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network (MAGNET), committed to assisting small-to-mid-sized manufacturers in Northeast Ohio pursue innovation strategies that yield higher growth opportunities and create jobs and investment. The group committed to scale up the Partnership for Regional Innovation Services to Manufacturers (PRISM) to assist 50 manufacturers a year by the end of 2014. NorTech, MAGNET, and their partners committed to providing market research and business consulting services, connect firms to capital and talent, and foster stronger relationships within industry clusters to ensure that Northeast Ohio manufacturers are well prepared to compete in the next economy.

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Commitment

Partnership for Regional Innovation Services (PRISM)

Launched

2011

Est. Duration

2 Years

Estimated Total Value

$9,000,000

Region

Northern America

Countries

United States

Commitment by

NorTech

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

The Brookings Institution, University of Akron, Cuyahoga County, MAGNET (Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network), Jumpstart, WireNET, Cuyahoga Community College, Fund for Our Economic Future, Lorain County Community College, The State of Ohio, The Cleveland Foundation, Greater Akron Chamber, Case Western Reserve University, BioEnterprise, Youngstown State University, Greater Cleveland Partnership, Cleveland State University, Stark Technical College