NorTech is a regional nonprofit technology-based economic development organization serving 21 counties in Northeast Ohio. As a catalyst for growing Northeast Ohio’s emerging technology industries, NorTech is leading efforts to develop regional innovation clusters that create jobs, attract capital and have a long-term, economic impact. To this end, NorTech employs its unique cluster development model that incorporates the creation of industry roadmaps; a disciplined metrics approach; revenue, funding and market opportunities for companies; and connecting, convening and educating cluster organizations. NorTech Energy Enterprise, an initiative of NorTech, serves as the focal point in Northeast Ohio to drive the growth of the advanced energy cluster.