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Christy Wyskiel is the Senior Advisor to the President of Johns Hopkins University for Innovation & Entrepreneurship and the Executive Director of Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures. JHTV is the division of the university responsible for technology transfer, industry research partnerships, and startup acceleration under the brand ‘FastForward.’ Prior to her appointment at JHTV in 2013, Christy co-founded two startups and had an extensive career as an institutional investor in the life sciences and healthcare space.
In this episode we discuss the process of Tech Transfer at the university level- detailing how basic research can be translated into practical technologies that can impact individuals. Additionally, we discuss the future of the biotech industry in Baltimore and the role of JHU in that development. Furthermore, Christy offers a look at opportunities for students at JHU interested in entrepreneurship or commercialization. Check those out at the links below.
Hosted by Jenna Glatzer and Joe Varriale.