It seems like the world is watching how the new AI platform ChatGPT can help students write papers or cheat on exams, but what can this AI technology do for the future of the manufacturing industry? MAGNET CEO Ethan Karp talks about the possibilities.
With MAGNET's new 53,000-square-foot headquarters now up and running in the Hough neighborhood, officials hope to demystify local manufacturing and draw a new, diverse pool of talent into the industry.
Last week, MAGNET moved into its new headquarters, the Manufacturing Innovation, Technology & Job Center, that will connect people to training and jobs, increase manufacturing innovation, and transform Northeast Ohio factories with advanced technologies.
When MAGNET hosts its annual Mspire pitch competition—Ohio's only pitch challenge exclusively for manufacturing-focused entrepreneurs—the organization adapts to its individual entrepreneurs to offer the services they need to scale up and get to market.
The Innovation Square project is set to bring a mixed-use, mixed-income district along the Opportunity Corridor on Cleveland’s southeast side. Along with the new Meijer grocery story, neighborhood residents, business owners, and officials see potential for Fairfax to become an emerging, thriving neighborhood.
For seven years, MANGET's annual MSPIRE event has stood as the only pitch challenge for Northeast Ohio’s manufacturing-focused entrepreneurs. This year, the competition expands to all of northern Ohio, in a partnership with Toledo-based ProMedica Innovations. Who will pitch the most innovative hard tech, advanced materials, product, or technology this year?
Meet Hikia “Coco” Dixon, founder of Coco’s Chalky Paints, and NelDerm founder Kevin Nelson—two of the seven winners at MANGET's 2021 Mspire manufacturing pitch competition. They beat out 43 other applicants for a wealth of prizes and services to move their businesses forward.
A trio of local Community Development Corporation leaders are striving to accentuate the positive during the pandemic while casting ahead to a brighter future with the programs they've offered in their neighborhood this past year and the plans they are making for 2022.
It’s that time of year again, as MAGNET readies the launch of this year’s MSPIRE pitch competition. This year, MAGNET is also inviting manufacturing technology creators, rather than just focusing on physical products.
Last week MAGNET announced the launch of “Make it Better: A Blueprint for Manufacturing in Northeast Ohio"—a vision to revitalize Northeast Ohio as a leader in high-tech smart manufacturing and creates thousands of new jobs.
The pandemic has been especially tough on small to medium-sized manufacturing companies that have been hit by furloughs, supply chain disruptions, and production shut-downs. MAGNET's new program aims to change this trajectory by providing hands-on consulting and assistance through newly-secured grant funds.
When people think of manufacturing jobs, they usually think of working on the plant floor. But the truth is, manufacturing is about cutting edge technologies, weird science, and even artificial intelligence—on some unique and interesting job paths.
MAGNET is leading a national manufacturing network to develop a country-wide coalition to engage youth in manufacturing and connect underrepresented populations to potentially lucrative manufacturing careers.
When MAGNET moves into its new headquarters in a former CMSD Midtown school, CEO Ethan Karp envisions a new era of manufacturing—an era when the field shakes its old image as a dirty and dangerous industry and emerges as the symbol of innovation.
When the coronavirus brought everyday life to a screeching halt and area hospitals worried they would run out of PPE, several Northeast Ohio manufacturers and other businesses stepped up to adapt their processes, save jobs, and make what was needed.
MAGNET and the the Ohio Manufacturing Alliance were quick to form the Ohio Manufacturing Alliance after Governor DeWine put out the plea for help in creating Personal Protective Equipment to fight COVID-19 in Ohio. The alliance uses its collective innovation prowess to speedily produce much-needed equipment.