The grant from JPMorgan Morgan Chase will enable 200 low-income households to purchase homes being renovated by Parity, a Social Innovation Lab alumnus.
Flave, EcoMap Technologies, CurieDx and Dyslexia Advocation were among the 20 companies cited by Technical.ly as the most promising in the region.
The companies were two of five Baltimore-area companies cited by Maryland Inno.
The medical device startup says it has seen 70% annual growth during the pandemic. Its new headquarters will be in City Garage, near its manufacturing facility.
Exact Sciences, Thrive’s parent company, “has joined forces with Pennsylvania-based hospital Jefferson Health to simulate the screening in a real-world setting.”
The b.well Connected Health founder was one of two dozen women honored by Becker’s Hospital Review.
“Labcorp said the acquisition of PGDx will enhance its ability to open up accesto the[next generation sequencing] technology at hospitals, and bring it to pharmaceutical companies for clinical trial research.”
“Avidea’s SNAPvax platform allows for the creation of better and stronger immunotherapies for cancer and infectious diseases by utilizing a part of the immune system called T-cells.”
The digital health education platform is joining Elsevier’s global education media portfolio.
The Social Innovation Lab alumnus, which brings together black-led organizations in greater Baltimore, was honored as a successful minority or women-owned business.
The digital health startup beat out 100 other companies to take the top spot in the Louisville Healthcare CEO Council’s CareTech Pitch competition, held annually to identify outstanding innovations that address critical needs in the healthcare aging space.
The startup and the ADA are creating “a new initiative of diabetes prevention video classes and programming created by diabetes experts, and the ADA’s risk assessment for employers to use for diabetes awareness and prevention within their workforces.”
BLOCKsynop, Capsulomics, Evincis Bio, Geothermal Technologies, Kubanda Cryotherapy and Synteris each received $150,000 from the Maryland Innovation Initiative.
The $768.4M in venture capital investments across 78 deals in the region “blew past 2020’s totals of $509.5 million and 74 deals, and 2019’s comparatively paltry $279.3 million over 77 deals,” according to PitchBook data.
The university spent a record $3.11 billion — nearly twice as much as the next highest-spending institution — in FY20, the 42nd consecutive year Johns Hopkins has topped the list.
Cardiologist Ronald Berger, neurologist Ted Dawson, and biomedical engineer Jordan Green were among 164 people selected nationwide.
Spangler, the William R. Brody Faculty Scholar and assistant professor in the departments of biomedical engineering and chemical and biomolecular engineering, was honored for her project, :Engineering multispecific down-regulating antibodies to advance cancer immunotherapy,” with an award that supports “exceptionally creative thinkers with a revolutionary idea that has strong potential for high impact in the cancer field.”
JHTV’s executive director tells Technical.ly that the city’s economic future depends on inclusion.
JHTV’s senior director for strategic initiatives, tells Technical.ly that JHTV wants to “use every presentation as an opportunity to compel people to care about and support the high-impact work we do.”
The funding from Capital One will go toward UpSurge’s goal of turning Baltimore into the nation’s first “Equitech” city, an innovation hub that emphasizes diversity and inclusion and supports companies that drive progress in society.