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Johns Hopkins’ Social Innovation Lab is now accepting applications

The social entrepreneurship incubator can fund up to 12 organizations this year.

The Social Innovation Lab held its second annual pitch day for startups in 2013. (Photo via Instagram)

The social entrepreneurship incubator at Johns Hopkins University is accepting applications for a new cohort.
The Social Innovation Lab is looking for people using innovation to tackle social ills. The idea can either be to start a nonprofit organization or a for-profit business. There’s room for up to 12 applicants to be accepted.
Apply by Sept. 30
While JHU’s name is in the title, the program is open to more than just Hopkins students. All Baltimore-area residents are eligible to apply.
Teams or people who are accepted get $1,000 in funding, office space and access to mentors. The program starts Oct. 29, and runs through the program’s pitch event on April 21, 2016.
Information sessions will be held at the following times and locations:

  • Thursday, Sept. 10: 12:00-2:00 p.m., Brody Learning Commons Cafe, JHU Homewood Campus
  • Tuesday, Sept. 15: 12:00-2:00 p.m., FastForward East (855 N. Wolfe St., next to Atwater’s)
  • Wednesday, Sept. 16: 12:30-1:00 p.m., virtual (Google Hangout)
Companies: Social Innovation Lab / Bio-Rad Laboratories

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