JHTV supports student entrepreneurs on their journey from idea to successful startup. Students interested in the opportunity to develop their research and ideas are encouraged to explore the following programs and services.

Pava Marie LaPere Center for Entrepreneurship

The Pava Center empowers and equips Johns Hopkins students, alumni, and community changemakers to build impactful, sustainable ventures. Grounded in Baltimore, with an eye toward the world, the Center convenes diverse stakeholders and resources to create a dynamic innovation ecosystem.


The JHTV Commercialization Academy provides a competitive student fellow experience for students of the university.


Need a place to develop your ideas? JHTV offers students the room to cultivate their ventures near the Homewood campus.


Through the Pava Center, Johns Hopkins student entrepreneurs are eligible for non-dilutive grant and prize funding that ranges from $100 to $100,000.

Student Intellectual Property

The Johns Hopkins University Intellectual Property Policy governs the university's approach to new knowledge that is made by university stakeholders. Students may want to read our FAQs pertaining to student intellectual property, specifically.