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).
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.
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.