Events in July 2022

  • Jul 07

    July 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
  • Jul 12

    Digital Innovation Summit: New technology to drive business innovation

    Innovation is a 21st century buzzword which has evolved into an essential department of any business. What are the greatest challenges that all innovators are facing, and how can they be solved? Sense check your approach with like-minded industry experts, sharing insight on business-critical challenges and disruptive technology and drive your industry forward collaboratively. Why […]

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: External Events, FastForward
  • Jul 13

    July 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
  • Jul 15

    July 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
  • Jul 19

    July 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
  • Jul 20

    PitchMasters July Workshop

    Since PitchMasters creation, over 100 companies have presented their businesses to CEOs, advisors, business attorneys, and investors to gain valuable feedback. At this workshop-style event, companies seeking to become “pitch-perfect” will present their investor decks to the group and receive feedback to help refine their pitch before they go in front of investors. This is […]

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    Location: Zoom
    Category: External Events, FastForward, FastForward U
  • Jul 21

    July 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 July Dates: 7/07 7/21

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: FastForward, Office Hours
  • Jul 25

    July 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
  • Jul 27

    July 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 August 2022

  • Aug 17

    PitchMasters August Workshop

    Since PitchMasters creation, over 100 companies have presented their businesses to CEOs, advisors, business attorneys, and investors to gain valuable feedback. At this workshop-style event, companies seeking to become “pitch-perfect” will present their investor decks to the group and receive feedback to help refine their pitch before they go in front of investors. This is […]

    When:
    Location: Zoom
    Category: External Events, FastForward, FastForward U

Events in September 2022

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  • Sep 07

    National Cancer Institute & Frederick National Laboratory Technology Showcase 2022

    SAVE THE DATE! Mark your calendars for the 2022 National Cancer Institute and Frederick National Laboratory Annual Technology Showcase on September 7. This year’s free half-day event is in a hybrid format. Hear from inventors from NCI and FNL about opportunities to collaborate. Learn about technologies primed for commercialization and/or collaboration that offer great opportunity […]

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    Location: Virtual and In-Person
    Category: External Events, FastForward
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  • Sep 22

    HBCU Entrepreneurship Conference

    Save the Date: September 22, 2022 Building a 21st Century Entrepreneurial Ecosystem 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. For more information, […]

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    Location: TBD
    Category: Diversity in Innovation, FastForward, FastForward U

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 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