COVID-19’s impact on JHTV stakeholders – staff, inventors, industry partners, students, startups – is immense. Meanwhile, the contributions of the Johns Hopkins community to this crisis – including tracking, treating, testing and thought leadership – is also a source of great pride. This page provides some frequently sought information about the pandemic and useful resources, including COVID-19-specific funding. Our staff is also here to help – albeit virtually!
Johns Hopkins University Information
Johns Hopkins maintains a live website containing key resources, internal messages, and frequent updates for the Johns Hopkins University community.
Maryland-based Business Information
Maryland is currently under a state of emergency. Governor Larry Hogan and all state agencies are working diligently to minimize the impact of COVID-19 across the state. Please explore these resources for information on how you can keep yourself, your family, and your workers safe. These sites are updated regularly.
- Maryland Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Business
- Maryland Department of Commerce
- Maryland Department of Health
- Maryland Emergency Management Agency
- Hogan Administration’s COVID-19 Response
COVID-19 has moved the work of technology transfer offices to the front line. To enable a swift end to the current crisis, AUTM is providing guidelines, which are consistent with the Association’s long-standing support for humanitarian licensing. The AUTM Board of Directors endorses these COVID-19 Licensing Guidelines, and invites all institutions to do the same.
SBA is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
A $5M incentive program that helps Maryland manufacturers to produce personal protective equipment (PPE) that is urgently needed by hospitals and health-care workers across the country.
The City of Baltimore and Goldman Sachs and Lendistry are providing $10 million in potentially forgivable SBA Paycheck Protection Program loans to help vulnerable Baltimore City small businesses, including non-profit organizations, weather the economic impact of COVID-19. Please note, this program is only for Baltimore City small businesses. Additional resources found here.
Information and Resources via FastForward Sponsors
IT, Software, and Virtual Solutions
Laboratory Equipment, Science & Research
Thermo Fischer Scientific
Newmark Knight Frank
DLA Piper and BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) present an overview of the key provisions for BioHealth Capital Region Life Sciences companies in the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act stimulus package via webinar.