JHTV aspires to provide excellent customer service to inventors, startups, and industry collaborators. For specific areas of interest, please see the contacts below. 

Technology Transfer

For faculty looking for support in commercializing their inventions, please contact our Licensing and Commercialization office.

Jeanine Pennington

Director of Licensing


For researchers with early-stage projects looking for advice on commercialization strategy and making connections to resources, please contact our Technology Development team.

Christina DeMur

Director and Team Lead, Technology Development

Student Support

FastForward U

For students looking for support in building a business ventures, please contact FastForward U.

Josh Ambrose

Director, Student Ventures


To learn more about investment opportunities, please contact the Associate Director of Startup Advancement.

Mark VanderZyl

Associate Director, Startup Advancement

Sponsored Research

For industry partners looking to sponsor research at Johns Hopkins, contact our Corporate Partnerships team.

Paul Nkansah

Sr. Director, Corporate Partnerships

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