Events in December 2022

  • Dec 02

    Dec. 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 02

    Dec. 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
  • Dec 02

    Fuel Demo Day Fall 2022

    Join our Fall 2022 Fuel cohort as they answer questions from our judges’ panel for the chance to take home a slice of the $20K prize pool! Join us IN PERSON at FastForward U on Friday, December 2 at 5:30 pm Each of our nine accelerator teams have been hard at work over the fall […]

    When:
    Location: FastForward U
    Category: Competitions, FastForward, FastForward U
  • All Day
  • Dec 04

    JHU Makerspace Design Challenge Contest

    Using the free resources available at the MakerSpace, design and fabricate a unique simple machine. The top three most creative and innovative projects win full spools of high-quality 3D printer filament. First prize also gets a $30 gift card to R House! All submissions must be delivered to the JHU MakerSpace between Dec. 2-4, 2022 […]

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    Location: FastForward U
    Category: Competitions, FastForward, FastForward U, Johns Hopkins Events
  • All Day
  • Dec 05

    NIH Course: Neurotherapeutics Discovery and Development for Academic Scientists 2023

    The 2023 offering of Training in Neurotherapeutics Discovery and Development for Academic Scientists will held Tuesday, March 14 to Friday, March 17, 2023 at the University of California, Davis in Davis, California, in facilities within the University Gateway District. Lectures will be held in Vanderhoef Studio Theatre of the Robert and Margit Mondavi Center for the […]

    When:
    Location: Application
    Category: FastForward, FastForward U
  • Dec 06

    Flipping the Narrative with 2GI - Celebrating Disabled Entrepreneurs

    Join us as we celebrate ten years of impact from 2Gether-International. We will honor and celebrate Disabled Founders who are alumni of our program, the leading accelerator for entrepreneurs with disabilities. This event is a catalyst to change. Business leaders, investors, and Government Representatives will have the opportunity to meet exceptional Disabled Founders who are […]

    When:
    Location: Washington, D.C.
    Category: Diversity in Innovation, FastForward, FastForward U
  • Dec 08

    Fundraising and Philanthropy Community Virtual Workshop

    Looking to fund your social entrepreneurship endeavor? You’re invited to tune in and join the Social Innovation Lab for an invaluable conversation about philanthropic resources here in the city and beyond, to fuel your next steps. The zoom conversation will be hosted by Darius Graham (program director at the Weinberg Foundation and former director of […]

    When:
    Location: Virtual
    Category: FastForward, FastForward U, Social Innovation Lab
  • Dec 09

    Spark Showcase Fall 2022

    Join us live (virtually) to watch FastForward U’s Fall 2022 Spark Showcase! We had over 40 teams participate in our early-stage startup accelerator to turn their ideas into ventures. During this live zoom event, our special guest judges will host a Q&A session for our teams and give away prizes, totaling over $10k. Tune in […]

    When:
    Location: Virtual
    Category: FastForward, FastForward U
  • Dec 12

    Dec. 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 […]

    When:
    Location: Virtual
    Category: FastForward, Office Hours
  • Dec 14

    TEDCO Dec. Investment Open Forum

    Come to the Open Forum to discuss topics related to venture capital investing and learn more about the TEDCO Investment Funds.

    When:
    Location: Zoom
    Category: External Events, FastForward, FastForward U
  • Dec 14

    Dec. 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 […]

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

    Dec. 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 […]

    When:
    Location: Virtual
    Category: FastForward, Office Hours
  • Dec 21

    PitchMasters December 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
  • Dec 22

    Dec. 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 partnership And more December Dates: 12/8 12/22

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    Category: FastForward, FastForward U, Office Hours
  • All Day
  • Dec 31

    ACC.23 Future Hub Early-Stage Innovation Pitch Challenge

    The ACC (American College of Cardiology) Innovation Section is looking for early-stage start-up companies in the cardiovascular space for the 2023 ACC Innovation Pitch Challenge in New Orleans, LA. The four finalists will present their beginning stage ideas to be judged by experts, including Steve Flaim, Ph.D. – Senior Special Advisor and Investor-in-Residence; NHLBI. Start-up […]

    When:
    Location: Application
    Category: Competitions, FastForward

Events in January 2023

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  • Jan 16

    EnergyTech University Prize 2022-2023

    Sponsored by the Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the American-Made EnergyTech University Prize (EnergyTech UP) is a collegiate competition challenging multidisciplinary student teams to develop and present a business plan that leverages National Laboratory-developed or other high-potential energy technologies, including university-developed technologies or other technologies of interest to […]

    When:
    Location: Application
    Category: Competitions, FastForward U