Economic’s Silke Forbes discusses the benefits of startups in Northeast Ohio

Patent study finds venerable Cleveland companies innovating like startups
The Plain Dealer: CWRU produced 35 patents in 2011, making it one of the top producers in Northeast Ohio. “Tighter links between business and industry is very helpful,” said Silke Forbes, associate professor of economics. “The idea would be that the inventing done here could be picked up by a business here, which makes it more likely the jobs would be here.”