Events in December 2021

  • Dec 02

    December Legal Office Hours

    Protect your startup by taking advantage of our pro bono legal services. Meeting online with our partnering local law firms can help your startup avoid common legal roadblocks and pitfalls. These firms have a long history of working with Johns Hopkins and offer virtual office hours the first Thursday of each month. Available only to […]

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: FastForward, Office Hours
  • Dec 02

    Health Tech Entrepreneurs Meetup

    Special holiday happy hour edition of the Health Tech Entrepreneurs Meetup! Join us for a monthly meetup where health tech entrepreneurs (and those who are entrepre-curious) can share real-life experiences, exchange advice, and provide support! Are you someone who: Wants to learn about building a startup, but doesn’t know where to start? Understands the basic […]

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    Location: Zoom
    Category: FastForward, FastForward U
  • All Day
  • Dec 03

    FastForward U Innovative Artist Challenge

    Get your entrepreneurial art on with our Innovative Artist Challenge! 10,000 sq feet at FastForward U is your playground to create art that will inspire the student entrepreneurs who work with us! Submit your proposal here: https://tinyurl.com/ffuartistchallenge Deadline: Friday, Dec. 3, 2021  

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    Location: Application
    Category: FastForward U
  • Dec 03

    December Faculty and Startup Office Hours with AJ Donelson and Bill McNamara

    Johns Hopkins innovators are invited to meet with FastForward Mentors-in-Residence AJ Donelson and Bill McNamara to discuss getting started on a path to commercialization. Johns Hopkins faculty and startup leaders will gain insight from their experience and perspectives as senior business leaders and consultants, entrepreneurs, mentors, translational fund advisors, and Johns Hopkins University alumni. Office […]

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: FastForward, Office Hours
  • Dec 03

    December Faculty and Startup Office Hours with Sean Tunis, MD, MSc

    Johns Hopkins innovators are invited to meet with Sean Tunis, MD, MSc, President of Health Technology Assessment International and FastForward Mentor in Residence to discuss the regulatory process of high-impact discoveries. Johns Hopkins faculty and startup leaders will gain insight from Dr. Tunis’ experience as a regulatory expert, entrepreneur, clinician, and mentor. Office hour sessions […]

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: FastForward, Office Hours
  • All Day
  • Dec 05

    AccelerateBaltimore 2022 Application

    AccelerateBaltimore is an initiative of the ETC (Emerging Technology Centers), Baltimore’s award-winning incubator, and The Abell Foundation. ETC stands with activists, change-makers, and problem-solvers. We want to help you to create impactful solutions and improve the lives of Baltimore citizens and beyond. This is a unique opportunity for 5 startups to have everything they need […]

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    Location: Application
    Category: FastForward, FastForward U
  • Dec 07

    Solving the Unsolvable: Could Quantum and Other Non-traditional Computing Hold the Key to Accelerating Drug Development?

     Full-scale quantum computers could have the potential to revolutionize many industries, solving previously computationally impossible problems and uncovering unimaginable new possibilities. [1] So why wouldn’t we apply this tool to try and solve the worlds greatest healthcare problems? This promising, new technology could simulate larger, more complex molecules, [2] and could simultaneously review multiple molecules, […]

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: External Events, FastForward
  • Dec 08

    TEDCO Investment Open Forum

    Come to the Open Forum to discuss topics related to venture capital investing and learn more about the TEDCO Investment Funds. TEDCO’s Investment Open Forums are held online via Zoom. The link will be sent after registration. Attend the Open Forum to learn more about TEDCO’s Investment Funds and let TEDCO learn more about your […]

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: FastForward, FastForward U
  • Dec 08

    EAGB's Not your Average Regional Briefing: A (virtual) Tour of Greater Baltimore

    As 2021 draws to a close, Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB) Board Chair Brian Pieninck (CEO, CareFirst) and President & CEO Michele Whelley invite you to EAGB’s virtual, rapid-fire Regional Briefing and Tour of the thriving Greater Baltimore region. From the perspective of the Region’s jurisdictional leaders, to on-time insights from CEOs leading the […]

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: External Events, FastForward, FastForward U
  • Dec 08

    December Thermo Fisher Office Hours

    Learn how to work with Thermo Fisher Scientific through virtual office hour sessions. Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science by providing an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support, through five premier brands: Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services. Available only to FastForward […]

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: FastForward, Office Hours
  • Dec 09

    December Microsoft Office Hours

    Schedule a personalized technical session with Microsoft Startups and One Commercial Partnerships team members. Every second and fourth Thursday, FastForward members have the opportunity to meet virtually and discuss: Cloud computing resources Go-to market strategies Corporate and academic partnerships And more December Dates: 12/9 12/23

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: FastForward, Office Hours
  • Dec 10

    FastForward U Virtual Fall 2021 Spark Demo Day

    httpTune in to FastForward U’s Fall 2021 Spark Demo Day! Over 20 teams participated in our early-stage startup accelerator program for nine weeks of programming to take their venture to the next level. During this Demo Day, these teams will participate in a live Q&A with the hopes of winning our from grand Demo Day […]

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    Category: FastForward, FastForward U, Johns Hopkins Events, Pitch Competitions
  • All Day
  • Dec 15

    SBIR/STTR Proposal Lab

    The SBIR/STTR program is the nation’s largest source of early-stage non-dilutive R&D funding for small businesses. The National Science Foundation (NSF) alone invests up to $2M in seed funding for early-stage R&D, takes no equity, and offers a broad range of topics with SBIR/STTR Phase I awards of more than $250,000. Learn how to prepare […]

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    Location: Application
    Category: FastForward, FastForward U, Funding
  • Dec 15

    2021 Maryland Innovation Center Holiday Party

    We are back! Join the Maryland Innovation Center (MIC) for an evening of holiday cheer at the 2021 Holiday Party! Come enjoy a cocktail and a taste of the season. Tickets $60 and registration will close on Dec. 15 at noon. At the door tickets will be available for $75.

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    Location: The Marketing Center at Two Merriweather
    Category: FastForward, FastForward U
  • Dec 17

    December Faculty and Startup Office Hours with Christina DeMur

    Johns Hopkins innovators are invited to meet with Christina DeMur, global healthcare technology executive and FastForward Mentor-in-Residence to discuss medical device development and healthcare. Johns Hopkins faculty and startup leaders will gain insight from DeMur’s experience combining clinical experience, product development (of both hardware and software devices) and global commercialization (selling), and mentor. Office hour […]

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: FastForward, Office Hours
  • Dec 17

    December Faculty and Startup Office Hours with Richard Hughen

    Johns Hopkins innovators are invited to meet with Richard Hughen, CEO of Linshom and FastForward Mentor-in-Residence to discuss market assessments, commercialization, and funding for medical devices. Johns Hopkins faculty and startup leaders will gain insight from Hughen’s experience working with Fortune 500 companies in the medical device industry in addition to creating and exiting two […]

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: FastForward, Office Hours
  • Dec 20

    December Faculty Office Hours with Sashank Reddy, MD, PhD

    Johns Hopkins biomedical innovators are invited to meet with Dr. Sashank Reddy, Medical Director of Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV) to discuss the commercialization of high-impact discoveries. Johns Hopkins faculty participants will gain insight from Dr. Reddy’s experience as an entrepreneur, investigator, clinician, and mentor. Office hour sessions provide an opportunity to discuss how to: […]

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    Location: Zoom
    Category: FastForward, Office Hours
  • Dec 21

    December Tax and Accounting Office Hours

    Financial health and stability are key elements in a successful startup. Meeting with our partnering local firms can help your startup avoid common tax and accounting roadblocks and pitfalls. FastForward members are encouraged to take advantage of pro bono consultations in business accounting, tax and audit practices. Virtual consultation services include an introductory advisory discussion […]

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: FastForward, Office Hours
  • Dec 22

    December Fulton Bank Office Hours

    The Fulton Financial Corporation’s new Life Sciences and Technology Division will be developing innovative, disruptive initiatives in order to support the life sciences and technology industry. FastForward members are invited to schedule a 30-minute, virtual session to meet with Fulton Bank’s new division to discuss banking solutions for life sciences and technology startups.

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: FastForward, Office Hours

Events in January 2022

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  • Jan 18

    Tulane Business Model Competition

    The Tulane Business Model Competition awards funding to early-stage student ventures that can demonstrate how they are adapting to their customers’ needs. In 2021, the 3 finalists split a cash prize of $125,000. The contest rewards founders who are creating commercially viable ventures through breaking down an idea into a key business model hypothesis, have tested their assumptions with […]

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    Location: Application
    Category: FastForward U
  • All Day
  • Jan 24

    NIH Course: Neurotherapeutics Discovery and Development for Academic Scientists

    The 2022 offering of Training in Neurotherapeutics Discovery and Development for Academic Scientists will be held Monday, March 28 to Thursday, March 31, 2022 at the UC Davis Conference Center in Davis, California. The deadline for applications is January 24, 2022. Successful applicants will receive free tuition and all travel expenses are reimbursed. If you […]

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    Location: Application
    Category: FastForward, FastForward U
  • All Day
  • Jan 31

    Rice University Business Plan Competition

    The world’s largest and richest intercollegiate student startup competition Hosted and organized by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, which is Rice University’s internationally-recognized initiative devoted to the support of entrepreneurship, and Rice Business, the Rice Business Plan Competition offers an educational program mirroring real-world experience through this multi-day event for student startups from across the […]

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    Location: Application
    Category: FastForward U