Innovation

Take Your Ideas to Bootcamp

Take Your Ideas to Bootcamp

Posted by  | Education, Research, Vice Chair Contributors

The word “bootcamp” conjures up images of drill sergeants training military recruits or similarly inspired fitness training programs. The idea is to improve fitness, strength and stamina by pushing someone to their physical and mental limits. For some of us, it sounds a bit like internship- a time in life that we remember fondly but(...)

Read More

What’s the Big Idea?

What’s the Big Idea?

Posted by  | Education, Research, Vice Chair Contributors

My morning started like most school days. Kid commotion: cries over the hairbrush, breakfast dish banging and a 15-minute music play-off featuring the 5th grade oboe vs. 2nd grade piano. I mused that the earplug inventor had at least two kids, maybe more. For a curtain call, my 11-year old battled her backpack. I observed(...)

Read More

Impact+Innovation Forum

Impact+Innovation Forum

Posted by  | CME

The Social Innovation Lab at Johns Hopkins University will host its annual Impact+Innovation Forum on Thursday, April 21 from 6-8 p.m. at the Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Chevy Chase Bank Conference Center (Zayed). SIL incubates innovative non-profits, mission-driven companies and disruptive technologies and inventions tackling social issues in Baltimore and beyond. The event on April 21st will feature(...)

Read More

Essential W’s of Intellectual Property at JHU: Why, What, When and Where?

Essential W’s of Intellectual Property at JHU: Why, What, When and Where?

Posted by  | Education, Research, Vice Chair Contributors

While we didn’t go into academic medicine to commercialize products, many of us have ideas and discoveries that can improve health. Intellectual Property (IP) has a broad definition- any new and useful process, machine, composition of matter, life form, article of manufacture, software, copyrighted work or tangible property. It’s imperative that we know our responsibilities(...)

Read More

Emergency Zika Design Challenge

Emergency Zika Design Challenge

Posted by  | CME, Research

The Johns Hopkins University Center for Bioengineering Innovation & Design (CBID) and Jhpiego invite you to take part in a weekend design challenge to focus on the prevention of mosquito bites in an effort to reduce the spread of Zika. Despite significant efforts and technological advancements, mosquitoes continue to pose considerable public health problems across(...)

Read More

IDAMS: A New Program for DOM Faculty from InCMed and Carey School

Posted by  | Education, Research, Vice Chair Contributors

Initial Discovery Assessment and Market Scan (IDAMS) is a program co-sponsored by the Carey Business School and the Department of Medicine’s InCMed program to assist the department’s investigators in assessing their scientific ideas for potential commercialization. Investigators who would like to know if their discoveries might be commercializable are paired with a team of MBA(...)

Read More