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Johns hopkins technology ventures

'Nonstop, relentless, inspiring'
Published April 4, 2024
The FastForward U innovation hub will be renamed in honor of Pava Marie LaPere, a trailblazing entrepreneur both at Johns Hopkins University and in Baltimore who died last year
Student opportunities
Entrepreneurial students receive support, resources in summer program
Published Aug 30, 2022
The inaugural summer incubator provided by FastFoward U offered students a chance to live and breathe their startup ideas on a full time basis
Female-led student startups pursue innovation in reproductive health products
Published July 5, 2022
The startup teams created products to help ease menstrual cycle tracking and offer a comfortable and sustainable alternative to traditional menstrual cups
Meet the newest grantees of the Cohen Translational Engineering Fund
Published June 29, 2022
The grant is designed to help researchers move their work out of the laboratory and toward commercialization—the process includes developing patents, obtaining materials and supplies, and building prototypes
Commercialization, accelerated
Published June 29, 2022
The recently expanded technology development team at Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures aims to speed up the commercialization process for viable ideas
Tech ventures
Three teams receive grants from Bisciotti Foundation Translational Fund
Published March 10, 2022
Three research teams received grants from the Bisciotti Foundation Translational Fund to advance their commercially viable invention concepts
JHTV's billion dollar year
Published Sept 22, 2021
Startup companies founded at Johns Hopkins had a record-setting fiscal year, raising more than $1 billion in funding
Cancer research
Startup founders from Johns Hopkins aim to stop spread of cancer
Published July 28, 2021
AbMeta Therapeutics, launched by biologist and Provost Denis Wirtz, bioengineer Jamie Spangler, and clinician Elizabeth Jaffee, will combine years of pioneering research to create new drugs that target metastasis
Tech Ventures
Dyslexia Advocation wins $25K prize at Social Innovation Lab showcase
Published June 14, 2021
The company helps Black and other minority communities offset the costs of advocacy services, specialized tutoring, and neuropsychological evaluations for children with learning disabilities
Research funding
Bayer extends research agreement with Hopkins through 2024
Published May 6, 2021
The pharmaceuticals and life sciences company will continue its partnership with Johns Hopkins to provide funding to researchers in the Wilmer Eye Institute