Baltimore City

Startup News

Quest Diagnostics Acquires Haystack Oncology and its MRD Platform for $450M

Scene Health (formerly emocha health) Raises $17.7M To Improve Medication Adherence for Medicaid, Medicare Population

Glyscend Therapeutics Announces Positive Topline Phase 2a Clinical Results and Progress with GLY-200, a First-in-Class Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity

Previse (formerly Capsulomics) Closes $3M Seed to Tackle Early Cancer Detection and Launches Company’s First Esophageal Cancer Prognostic Test

Student News

FastForward U Alum Hubly Surgical Receives 510k Clearance from FDA to Market Innovative Cranial Access Drill for Neurosurgical Safety in the ICU

Two FastForward U Alums Aptabridge Therapeutics and CurveAssure Will Receive Significant Funding from Johns Hopkins University as Winners of the Inaugural President’s Venture Fellowships
The President’s Venture Fellowship, the largest award for student entrepreneurship ever offered by the university, was launched this year to encourage startup creators to put down roots in Baltimore and become part of the city’s burgeoning innovation ecosystem. 

SomnOSA, FastForward U Alum and Johns Hopkins Graduate Student Startup Won the Heartland Challenge
JHU was the only university with three teams in the semifinals of the competition, which simulates the process of raising venture capital for new technologies

JHU News

Johns Hopkins University Ranked #11 for Issued U.S. Utility Patents in 2022 According to the National Academy of Inventors Annual List of the Top 100 Worldwide

Johns Hopkins Medicine to Receive $21.4M to Advance Viability of Animal Organs for Transplants and Enable Human Clinical Trials

Ecosystem News

B-360 Secures $3M in Federal Funding for Nation’s First Dirt Bike Campus in Baltimore

Techstars Equitech Accelerator Cohort Wraps with Star-Studded Demo Day, New Initiatives
The celebration, which featured a keynote from Gov. Wes Moore, portends such developments as legislative action to support entrepreneurs and UpSurge Baltimore’s new program with Stanley, Black & Decker.