Events in October 2022

  • Oct 03

    Bio Innovation Conference 2022

    EXPERIENCE THE MARYLAND LIFE SCIENCES BIO INNOVATION CONFERENCE The Maryland Life Sciences Bio Innovation Conference will connect top life sciences professionals in the region with leading global brands, venture capitalists and promising startups. Created by life sciences professionals for life sciences professionals, this forum offers an exciting and unique opportunity to reach industry leaders and […]

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    Location: Bethesda, MD
    Category: External Events, FastForward
  • Oct 03

    Baltimore Innovation Week 2022

    Baltimore Innovation Week 2022 is a five-day celebration with multiple independently produced events that are focused on showcasing local companies, highlighting entrepreneurship resources, and bringing together Baltimore’s innovation community. There are 40+ Official Partners working together to bring attendees an unforgettable and inspiring experience. This year’s conference will be hosted at ETC (Emerging Technology Centers) […]

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    Location: Emerging Technology Centers (ETC)
    Category: External Events, FastForward, FastForward U
  • Oct 06

    HBCU Entrepreneurship Conference 2022

    Join Bowie State University as we host the annual HBCU Entrepreneurship conference, a forum for like-minded faculty, campus and community entrepreneur champions to share best practices, amplify all the great work, connect with colleagues and strengthen our HBCU entrepreneurial ecosystem. The conference features more than 25 interactive sessions and draws hundreds of faculty members, administrators, […]

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    Location: TBD
    Category: Diversity in Innovation, FastForward, FastForward U
  • Oct 06

    Oct. 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
  • Oct 07

    Oct. 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
  • Oct 07

    Oct. 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
  • Oct 10

    Oct. 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
  • Oct 12

    Oct. 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
  • Oct 12

    Open House: Commercialization 101

    Join fellow researchers for an informational presentation by JHTV staff, followed by a casual networking reception. The session will provide Johns Hopkins researchers with an overview of basic concepts in university commercialization. It is recommended for junior faculty, postdocs and graduate students who are solving scientific problems in the lab that can improve the world. […]

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    Location: FastForward, 1812 Ashland Ave.
    Category: FastForward, FastForward U
  • Oct 13

    FastForward U Mixer/Match-Night

    Want to start a company? Looking for like-minded entrepreneurial students to brainstorm with? Come to the FastForward U hub to enjoy light refreshment, explore the space, and find your new best friends. Thursday, October 13, 5 PM. RSVP here. Click here for directions and information about the FastForward U space. See you there!

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    Location: FastForward U
    Category: Accelerator Program, FastForward U
  • Oct 14

    GreenHacks 2022

    2022 Theme: Green Economies There’s an ongoing debate about whether the pursuit of economic growth is at odds with sustainability. Due to the profit-driven nature of certain industries, the day-to-day goods and services are manufactured by unsustainable practices. Economic growth ultimately requires energy, but the fossil fuels reserves are finite and climate change is making […]

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    Location: FastForward U
    Category: Competitions, FastForward U
  • All Day
  • Oct 15

    Nucleate Activator 2023 Cohort Applications

    Are you an academic trainee (Post-doc/PhD/MBA/MD/JD) interested in building a life science startup? Are you passionate about therapeutics, diagnostics, medtech, or synthetic biology? Apply to Nucleate’s Activator program. Our program provides a proven and unparalleled competitive advantage to begin the lab-to-market journey. Nucleate’s activator is perfect for next-generation bioentrepreneurs. Nucleate’s primary program begins with a “mutual-matching” team formation […]

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    Location: Application
    Category: Accelerator Program, FastForward, FastForward U
  • Oct 18

    Oct. 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
  • Oct 19

    Think Innovate 2022

    Attend Think Innovate 2022, a two-day technology and operations innovation conference that will convene 200+ C-level executives, business owners, and government executives. Meet the change-makers driving innovative strategies and technologies to improve operational efficiency, security, and modernization efforts. Leverage this event to cultivate new and innovative methodologies to achieve measurable results and better serve your […]

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    Location: Marriott Owings Mills Metro Centre
    Category: External Events, FastForward, FastForward U
  • Oct 19

    Open House: Commercialization 101

    Join fellow researchers for an informational presentation by JHTV staff, followed by a casual networking reception. The session will provide Johns Hopkins researchers with an overview of basic concepts in university commercialization. It is recommended for junior faculty, postdocs and graduate students who are solving scientific problems in the lab that can improve the world. […]

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    Location: FastForward, R. House
    Category: FastForward, FastForward U
  • Oct 20

    AUTM Oncology Virtual Partnering Forum

    The AUTM Oncology Partnering Forum is a unique opportunity to network with industry partners and take an in-depth look at the oncology technology sectors. Among the highlights will be a panel presentation from industry partners on trends in this focused area, how industry wants to engage universities and how to best work with their company […]

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: External Events, FastForward
  • Oct 24

    MedTech Conference 2022

    Focused on Furthering Health Technology The MedTech Conference brings the top executives and innovators from across the world (and the industry) together to explore critical topics, share visions for the future — and build them, together. Regarded as a homecoming for the global medtech community, this event serves as the incubator for the ideas, partnerships […]

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    Location: Virtual and In-Person
    Category: External Events, FastForward
  • Oct 26

    Oct. 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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    Category: FastForward, Office Hours
  • Oct 27

    Oct. 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 October Dates: 10/13 10/27

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: FastForward, Office Hours
  • Oct 29

    Building a Strong Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship

    The Social Innovation Lab at Johns Hopkins University and the Baltimore Entrepreneurship and Leadership Network are proud to sponsor a workshop for social impact leaders. Our first session will be helping leaders focus on how to build a strong foundation for social entrepreneurship. Our goal is to create a space to actively participate, connect, and […]

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    Location: FastForward U
    Category: FastForward, FastForward U, Social Innovation Lab

Events in November 2022

  • Nov 02

    Save the Date: Pitch It On! 2022

    Behind every great pitch – is a woman. On November 2 at noon, JHTV will host its third Pitch It On! event, a virtual pitch competition featuring Johns Hopkins women inventors seeking funding to support their innovation’s development. Three female-led innovations will be selected from a pool of applicants to present their pitches online to […]

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: Competitions, FastForward, FastForward U, Women in Innovation
  • All Day
  • Nov 13

    SXSW 2023 Pitch Competition

    Take your startup to the next level at the 2023 SXSW Pitch competition! Since its inception, SXSW Pitch has showcased innovators and technology industry pioneers, from indie tech companies to trailblazing startups. The 15th annual SXSW Pitch will take place from March 11-12 during SXSW 2023 in Austin, Texas. Startups will have the opportunity to […]

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    Location: Application
    Category: Competitions, FastForward, FastForward U