Researchers’ new spinal implant device means minimally invasive surgery, faster recovery

Surgery to repair one of the most common causes of lower back pain will be shorter, have less risk of complications, and result in faster patient recovery times, thanks to a novel device developed at The University of Toledo. UT researchers have created a minimally invasive intervertebral device that eliminates the need for a large surgical ...

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Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority releases Port of Toledo economic impact study midwest terminals unveils two new locomotives

The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority and The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation today jointly released a new Port of Toledo Economic Impact Study which indicates that the Port of Toledo generates nearly 7,000 jobs, and vessel and cargo activity creates more than $1billion in economic impact. The study, The Economic Impacts of the Port of Toledo, ...

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UT, ProMedica announce advanced $36 million simulation center

ProMedica and The University of Toledo will commit to the development of a new $36 million Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center that will enable students and clinicians to use cutting-edge technology to allow teams to learn, enhance outcomes, and improve patient safety in a simulated, low-risk environment. Working with the University’s economic development arm, Innovation Enterprises, UT ...

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Port Authority signs agreement with BX Solutions for cargo operations at Toledo Express creating 500 new jobs

The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority Board of Directors approved a resolution in preparation for a new cargo operator, BX Solutions, at Toledo Express Airport. The resolution authorizes BX Solutions to manage and maintain the cargo facility, manage the delivery of all services at, to and from the facility and market the facility for intermodal transportation ...

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Ohio Cultural Facilities Commission Approves $6.075 million for The National Great Lakes Maritime Museum

The Ohio Cultural Facilities Commission approved $6,075,000 at its quarterly meeting for the National Great Lakes Maritime Museum in Lucas County. The Ohio Cultural Facilities Commission approved $6,075,000 at its quarterly today to allow the city of Toledo and the Great Lakes Historical Society, currently located in Vermillion, to develop the National Great Lakes Maritime Museum. ...

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UT and RGP joint venture, Rocket Ventures, accelerates economic development

University of Toledo Innovation Enterprises and the Regional Growth Partnership (RGP) have formed a new joint venture designed to help entrepreneurs more quickly turn their ideas into jobs. Innovation Enterprises is the University’s not-for-profit economic development arm. The new entity, Rocket Ventures LLC, will help companies commercialize their technology, support new technology-based firms, and provide seed ...

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Toledo Express launches new website

Toledo Express Airport launched a new and improved consumer website August 17, and the many changes customers will find include a cleaner, easier to navigate site designed around the customer experience. The site is located at www.toledoexpress.com. Additions to the site include a vigorous travel search engine aggregator, a loyalty program for frequent parkers, the ability ...

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Maumee plant positioned to create new area jobs with support from Huntington Bank and Chamber

The Maumee Assembly and Stamping Plant is poised to create new area jobs after finalizing a funding deal with Huntington Bank. The financing package revitalizes the former Ford Stamping Plant in Maumee and positions it to take on additional automotive supplier work – and additional employees – in the near future. With the assistance of the Toledo ...

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Port Authority dedicates rail line at Ironville Terminal, to invest total of $18 million

Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority President and CEO Paul Toth and Midwest Terminals of Toledo were last month dedicated the Port Authority-owned rail line currently under construction at Ironville Terminal. This phase of construction was made possible by $5 million in Jobs Ready Sites Grant Funding. Commemorative rail spikes were pounded into the rail line by the officials in ...

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President discusses ‘The Next Five Years’ in higher education

A revolution is occurring in higher education today, leading to an uncertain future, but one that will include increases in technology, adaptation of some corporate strategies, and a focus on equipping students with critical-thinking skills and increased work experience. University of Toledo President Lloyd Jacobs outlined the dramatic and revolutionary changes he sees for the future ...

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