Bring Your Technology Innovations to Life
The ever-changing world of technology provides endless opportunities for entrepreneurs to capitalize on new ventures and create a direct impact on their industries. Learn how to navigate the early steps of the process as you evaluate promising ideas and concepts to turn into real-world innovations.
This course prepares participants to:
- Define a value proposition.
- Analyze the market trends and needs.
- Identify funding opportunities.
- Create a business pitch.
- Aspiring entrepreneurs
- Healthcare, engineering and science faculty, staff, and graduate students with technological inventions or ideas they want to bring to market
- Physicians, nursing leaders, researchers, life-sciences professionals ready to make a direct impact by bringing their technology innovations to life
- Understand the commercialization process for bringing innovative technologies (medical and beyond) to market
- Validate the market potential and value of an invention through research
- Build valuable enterprise skills and become familiar with the process of creating a viable business model
- How to recognize and analyze current market trends
- Discover commercial grant funding opportunities, e.g. the Small Business Innovation Grant (SBIR) and the Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII)
- The tools necessary to get started as an entrepreneur in a highly competitive economy
Are you ready to create a lasting impact with a tech advancement that could change the landscape of your industry? Gain the experience and practical tools needed to bring your innovation out of the lab and into the marketplace with Technology Entrepreneurship. In this exciting three-day course, you'll take a real-life commercialization project from idea to a product – and learn how to apply practical tools, in-depth skills, and important fundamentals to your own personal venture along the way, too.
Learn how to take your raw tech ideas through every step of the process – from conceptualization to evaluating market opportunities, drafting business proposals, interpreting consumer needs, evaluating what funders look for in investments, and ultimately, introducing your idea into the market.
Partner with world-class faculty, experienced business mentors, and successful entrepreneurs as you use case studies and practical applications to gain an in-depth fundamental understanding of the process around bringing an exciting innovation to life.
December 3-5, 2018 (9:00am-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.
Supriya Munshaw, PhD
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.
Nayoung Louie, PhD
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.
Elizabeth Cho-Fertikh, PhD
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.
Chris Jeffers, PhD
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.