Cleveland State, Case Western Reserve partner to advance the 'Internet of Things'

CLEVELAND, Ohio  – Cleveland State University and Case Western Reserve University have fashioned a partnership to broaden analysis and academic alternatives in the Internet of Things, the huge interconnected community of units.

The two establishments will kind a regional analysis effort to assess, promote and innovate units, which embody shopper merchandise and regionally related gadgets resembling factory-automated sensors, medical and affected person information units, infrastructure monitoring methods, and environmental high quality and distribution measurements.

CSU President Ronald Berkman and CWRU President Barbara Snyder signed a memorandum of understanding Friday to formalize the new collaboration.

The partnership developed as half of a $200,000 grant awarded in January to the two faculties by the Cleveland Foundation to launch the basis’s new Digital Excellence Initiative.

“This partnership will further the regional effort to make Cleveland a leader in the Internet of Things revolution, expanding the development of new innovations, increasing technology transfer and enhancing economic investment,” Berkman stated in a press release. “I am proud to join with President Snyder to announce this unique collaboration between our two institutions.”

Snyder stated in a press release that she appreciated the help of the collaboration by the Cleveland Foundation and appears ahead to advancing discovery and training in ways in which create new enterprise and employment alternatives for our area.

“Our region’s future depends on how well we are able to mobilize people from all disciplines to help build a thriving digital community,” Ronn Richard, president and CEO of the basis stated in a press release.

The partnership will embody new course growth, pupil exchanges, joint analysis packages and financial growth initiatives with third-party companions to help the continued enlargement of the Internet of Things and make Cleveland a nationwide hub for analysis and growth.

The college leaders introduced the settlement at a regional Internet of Things symposium developed by the grant venture. Speakers represented such organizations as the National Science Foundation, the Department of Defense and a number of Fortune 100 corporations. is a partner of the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. Every greenback buys 4 meals for the hungry. Click here to donate.