Events in August 2022

  • Aug 10

    August 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
  • Aug 16

    August 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
  • 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 […]

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    Location: Zoom
    Category: External Events, FastForward, FastForward U
  • Aug 18

    August 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 August Dates: 8/4 8/18

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: FastForward, Office Hours
  • Aug 18

    Hexcite Clinical Application 2023

    Join a Johns Hopkins Health IT Start-up: Applications for Clinical Leads Close August 18 Johns Hopkins clinical faculty or staff with a medical software product idea can now apply for Hexcite, the Johns Hopkins early-stage medical software accelerator. Through 16 weeks of business and technical design workshops, Johns Hopkins clinical entrepreneurs collaborate with a diverse […]

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    Location: Application
    Category: FastForward, FastForward U, Johns Hopkins Events
  • Aug 19

    Aug. 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
  • Aug 24

    TEDCO Investment Open Forum - August

    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 company.

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    Location: Zoom
    Category: External Events, FastForward, FastForward U
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  • Aug 28

    PioneerBaltimore Program 2022 Application

    The PioneerBaltimore program is an initiative of the ETC (Emerging Technology Centers), Baltimore’s award-winning incubator. This program is specifically designed to help you take your early-stage business idea to the next step. Whether that is developing a business plan or working on a prototype, the ETC wants to help early-stage entrepreneurs like you get access […]

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    Location: Application
    Category: FastForward, FastForward U, Funding
  • Aug 29

    Nucleate Summit 2022

    The Nucleate Summit will be hosted in Boston, Massachusetts on August 29-30. The two-day celebration will unify Nucleate’s worldwide community in person for the first time, connecting hundreds of volunteers, founders, and investors. The Leadership Summit (Day 1) includes shared experiences that will strengthen bonds among Nucleate leadership, alumni, special guests, and sponsors. It will […]

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    Location: Boston, MA
    Category: External Events, FastForward, FastForward U
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  • Aug 31

    BioHealth Capital Region's Crab Trap Pitch Competition 2022

    Crab Trap 2022 applications are being accepted through August 31! Entrepreneurs with innovative diagnostics, medical devices, therapeutics, or other transformative health solutions are invited to apply to the 7th annual BioHealth Capital Region Crab Trap pitch competition. Finalists for the 2022 Crab Trap competition will pitch IN PERSON on September 21 as part of the […]

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    Location: Application
    Category: Competitions, FastForward, FastForward U
  • Aug 31

    August 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 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
  • All Day
  • Sep 09

    TechCrunch Disrupt Student Pitch Competition

    Students can pitch their way to some serious winnings Our video-pitch competition is now open to all college- and university-level  students. Application and participation is 100% free — no purchase to any TechCrunch event required. Plus, we pumped up the prize package and extended the deadline. Here’s what you need to know and do in […]

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    Location: Application
    Category: Competitions, FastForward U
  • Sep 16

    Johns Hopkins inHealth Precision Medicine Symposium 2022

    inHealth, Johns Hopkins’ Precision Medicine program, will once again bring together leaders and healthcare professionals in clinical research and data science. The goals of this one-day event are to: CONVENE with thought leaders in precision medicine DISCOVER ways to improve care through collaborative research EXPLORE implementation science best practices We encourage you to participate in person, […]

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    Location: Virtual and In-Person
    Category: FastForward, FastForward U, Johns Hopkins Events
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  • Sep 20

    8th Annual BioHealth Capital Region Forum 2022

    SAVE THE DATE! For the 8th Annual BioHealth Capital Region Forum on September 20, 2022 – In-Person and Virtual 2022 Agenda Welcoming Remarks – MD/VA/Mont. County Imagine the Future Together GEN Top 10 BioCluster Update BioHealth Capital Region Update Global Pandemic Prevention & BioDefense Center Networking Break Healthcare Innovation and Change – Fireside Chat Infectious […]

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    Location: Virtual and In-Person
    Category: External Events, FastForward, FastForward U
  • All Day
  • 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 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 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

Events in November 2022

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  • 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