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Smart Manufacturing Innovation Cluster

With a robust digital infrastructure, premier research institutions, and educational and workforce development options, Northeast Ohio is an ideal location for companies focused on smart manufacturing. Find out how to connect with the industrial internet of things (IIoT) innovation resources below.

Smart Manufacturing Cluster of Northeast Ohio

To remain competitive in a global economy, innovation will become increasingly important to how we manufacture, including the products we produce and the processes we employ. The industrial internet of things offers an opportunity to gain a competitive advantage and improve the growth trajectory of your Ohio manufacturing company.

Smart Manufacturing Roadmap for Northeast Ohio

The purpose of the Smart Manufacturing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Roadmap for Northeast Ohio is to establish a regional IIoT commercialization strategy, tactical framework and plan of action. This roadmap represents a vision and goals derived from a collaboration of several regional stakeholders.


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Readiness Assessment

Where is your company on the industrial internet of things journey?

The IIoT Readiness Assessment was developed as a tool to help your company evaluate its digital maturity and readiness for IIoT implementation.

The focus of the assessment is on key readiness indicators, including:

  • Level of engagement
  • Organizational support
  • Potential uses for IIoT
  • Workforce readiness
  • Digital maturity

All survey responses are confidential, complimentary and returned to those surveyed to provide a high-level assessment of your organization’s readiness to adopt IIoT solutions, and how your readiness compares to the overall manufacturing industry in Northeast Ohio.


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Erica Fitzpatrick

Erica Fitzpatrick

Program Manager, Industry and Innovation Industry and Innovation (216) 363-5412 [email protected]