Bring Your Technology Innovations to Life
As today’s global society continues to face a growing list of challenges, researchers and technologists have a unique opportunity to bring about real-world change. In this context, understanding how to take discoveries out of the research lab and into the market has become increasingly important.
In a brand new innovative course Technology Entrepreneurship, the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School invites you to gain the foundational knowledge and skills needed to turn raw technology ideas into viable business ventures. This three-day executive education course is designed to provide participants with an in-depth, fundamental understanding of the commercialization process, viable proven business strategies and the skills needed to succeed as an entrepreneur in a highly competitive economy. Partner with world-class faculty, experienced business mentors, and successful entrepreneurs while you work on a real-life commercialization project from Johns Hopkins University.
Build practical enterprise skills and learn more about the business model canvas and available commercial grant funding options, such as the Small Business Innovation Grant (SBIR) and the Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII).
With innovative speakers, real-world projects, and practical case studies, Technology Entrepreneurship will provide you with an opportunity to bring your innovation out of the lab and closer to market.
- Executives responsible for bringing new technologies to market
- Engineering and science faculty, staff, and graduate students with technological inventions or ideas they want to bring to market
- Aspiring entrepreneurs and innovation groups
- Life-sciences professionals (physicians, nursing leaders, researchers) with technology discoveries they want to bring to market
- Understand the commercialization process for bringing new technologies to market
- Learn how to validate the market potential and value of an invention through research
- Become familiar with the process of creating a viable business model
- Discover commercial grant funding opportunities, e.g. the Small Business Innovation Grant (SBIR) and the Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII)
December 3-5, 2018 (8:00am-4:00pm)
FastForward U Homewood
320 W. 29th Street
Baltimore, MD 21211
JHU employees are eligible for 100% tuition remission. JHHS employees receive a 20% discount. For more information on discounts, registration, and cancellation policy, please visit our FAQ page.
SENIOR LECTURER, CAREY BUSINESS SCHOOL
Supriya Munshaw, PhD (Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, Duke University) joined the Carey Business School faculty in 2013. She is a Lecturer in the Practice Track with interest in technology transfer and commercialization of early-stage technologies. At Carey she has taught several courses including Discovery to Market, Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals, Statistical Analysis, Business Leadership and Human Values and, New Product Development.
LECTURER, CAREY BUSINESS SCHOOL
Nayoung Lee Louie, PhD joined the Carey Business School in 2010 to teach technology commercialization and entrepreneurship courses after completing her Bachelor of Science and doctorate in biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University, with a focus on brain imaging and computational anatomy.
EXECUTIVE EDUCATION FACULTY, CAREY BUSINESS SCHOOL
Dr. Cho-Fertikh is a life scientist turned venture capitalist with 25+ years in both fields, spanning across academia, industry, start-ups and the investment sectors. She is currently Founder of ECF Biosolutions, a life science advisory practice, a Partner at 1812 Ventures healthcare investment firm, and an angel investor member of Keiretsu Forum - Midatlantic Chapter.
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR, CAREY BUSINESS SCHOOL
Chris Jeffers earned a PhD in biochemistry and biophysics from the University of Houston. Chris is an adjunct faculty member at Johns Hopkins University, where he teaches courses on entrepreneurism, medical device development and intellectual property.