These are healthcare companies that are not equity owners. They provide “underwriting” or “sponsorship” financial support for the cost of operating the Lab. These companies will have various benefits based on the level of financial support they provide to the Innovation Lab.
The Innovation Institute is part of an “innovation alliance” group led by Cleveland Clinic. The alliance group meets on a regular basis to collaborate on projects and share best practices.
The Innovation Institute is interested in partnering with organizations that have an interest in advancing innovation through education. Organizations that are “affiliation partners” include Universities and other educational organizations.