The Johns Hopkins Social Innovation Lab (SIL) accelerates leaders and ventures building innovative, sustainable, and scalable solutions in Baltimore that work towards a healthy and prosperous world. We aim to see mission-driven ventures from both the Johns Hopkins and Baltimore communities develop into thriving ventures with measurable impacts.

Our Story

SIL began as a student organization. Learn more about our impact since those early days.

Apply to our Accelerator Program

Details about applying to our cohort including eligibility, timelines, and FAQs. Next Application Period: August-October 2023

Impact Bootcamp

Our Impact Bootcamp supports innovators with new ideas, preparing to launch their social venture.

SIL Team

Meet the people behind the curtain that make the Social Innovation Lab a successful program.

SIL Past Cohorts

Meet the startups from past Accelerators who are still making an impact.

Support SIL

SIL’s work would not be possible without a dedicated network of committed sponsors, mentors, donors and friends.

Find out more

Want more information about Social Innovation Lab? Reach out to find out more about this program.

Anthony Watters

Director, Social Innovation Lab