Group: Ag-Bio Cluster Leadership Council (ABCLC)

Welcome

Current Charter

Purpose:

Develop an attractive Investment portfolio and supportive management process for project proposals and business cases related to regional opportunities in agriculture and biosciences throughout Northeast ohio.

Scope:

All aspects of agriculture and biosciences related to food, feed, fuel, floriculture, forestry, nutraceuticals, environmental, ecosystems, and resource and land management with the 16-county Northeast Ohio Region

Roles and Responsibilities:

Leadership Council: promotes a regional investment portfolio comprised of business cases developed by the Administrative Team, advises the Administrative team on preparing the portfolio for future funding

Administrative Team: moderates meetings of the Council, provides technical support for social networking, communications, mapping, organization design, collaboration, and community investment portfolios

Recent Posts

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Brian Gwin
Dec 2, 3:38pm
Cleveland.com provides background on Al "Bubba" Baker's appearance on Shark Tank this coming Friday, December 6, 2013. Link to article
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Casey W. Hoy
Jul 15, 7:36am
Published in this morning's Daily Record, Wooster, OH, see: http://the-daily-record.com/opinion/2013/07/15/commentary-northeast-ohio-ripe-for-ag-investment   COMMENTARY: NORTHEAST OHIO RIPE FOR AG INVESTMENT By BRAD WHITEHEAD Fund for...
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Brian Gwin
Apr 25, 7:09am
Great story in today's OCJ about how an advertisement turned into a new supply chain opportunity. Rye to  Whiskey . Relationships like these can be identified and developed by placing a business case on www.localfoodsystems.org. After...
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Casey W. Hoy
Nov 2, 3:23pm
See the linked article for an interesting event at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, supporting startups in agriculture.   http://www.cnbc.com/id/49572754 We would agree that the opportunities are just as great here in Ohio!
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Casey W. Hoy
Sep 24, 9:13am
  USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan explains why USDA is supporting local and regional food systems as an economic development strategy in the following article in The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2012/09/beyond-...

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