Tag Archives: Johns Hopkins University

Regional Spotlight: Protenus

Protenus was part of the 2014 DreamIt Health cohort and recently they completed a $4million Series A funding round. In partnership with BHI and Johns Hopkins University, the Economic Alliance was a catalyst for forming the first health technology accelerator … Read more

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LEAD Members: Help Baltimore Rebuild

We have experienced a roller coaster of emotions over the last week. Shock. Worry. Sadness.  Outrage. Disappointment. Now, frustration. Why is the media showcasing only the very worst imagery and riots happening in small pockets around the city? We have pride in our city. … Read more

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Just Announced – DreamIt Health Baltimore Companies for 2015

Here are the DreamIt Health Baltimore 2015 Companies:   Baton (Baltimore, MD)  offers a mobile application to ensure seamless patient handoffs between hospital teams and avoid preventable medical errors. Decisive Health Systems (San Francisco, CA) helps physician practices increase revenue, … Read more

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DreamIt Health alum Protenus ramps up after starting ‘from scratch’

By Tyler Waldman / CONTRIBUTOR, Technical.ly Baltimore Jan. 19, 2015 8:59 am Two former med students are now securing health data. Their startup has raised funding, secured early partners and plans a full launch in the next few months. Nick Culbertson was a … Read more

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Johns Hopkins University Launches Vendor Acceleration Program to Support Baltimore City-Based Minority and Women-Owned Businesses

  Johns Hopkins University, in conjunction with the Surdna Foundation, has launched an initiative to support Baltimore City based minority and women owned business. The objective of the program is to provide established MBEs and WBEs with technical assistance to … Read more

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Greater Baltimore Colleges and Universities

The Greater Baltimore region is regularly ranked as one of the best places in the country to attend  college. The American Institute for Economic Research, for example, recently named Greater Baltimore as the fifth best college destination in the country. … Read more

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Greater Baltimore Ranked as a Top 5 College Destination

The American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) considers Greater Baltimore the #5 best destination for college students, according to its 2014-2015 College Destinations Index. Neighboring Washington, DC ranked #2. Greater Baltimore received high marks for student life and student opportunity. … Read more

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Johns Hopkins University’s FastForward Accelerator Expanding

After launching in 2013, the Johns Hopkins University accelerator FastForward, based nearthe university’s Homewood Campus, is already at capacity. FastForward, part of the the Whiting School of Engineering, houses 33 startups and projects. The university plans to expand the accelerator … Read more

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Behind the Ranking: Baltimore Among the 20 Smartest Cities in the World

The IESE Business School in Spain’s Smartest Cities ranking covers so much more than education. The annual Cities in Motion Index (CMI) uses 50 indicators to measure governance, public management, urban planning, technology, environment, international outreach, social cohesion, mobility and … Read more

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Johns Hopkins is Getting Up to $76 Million to Track the Flu

A new center at the Johns Hopkins University is receiving a grant from the National Institutes of Health to identify and track flu viruses before they become widespread. The base value of the NIH grant is $16 million, and could … Read more

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