LifeSprout, a regenerative medicine startup founded at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, has raised $28.5 million in a Series A fundraising round, the company announced Monday.
Two years after Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures opened new office and lab space for its FastForward 1812 incubator on the Johns Hopkins Hospital campus, two companies have moved on to bigger space. LifeSprout, which had been in the incubator for about a year, moved last month to City Garage, where it will have manufacturing capabilities. […]
TEDCO, the Maryland Technology Development Corporation, awarded four recipients more than $1 million for stem cell research for validation and commercialization of products. LifeSprout and RoosterBio received awards totaling $600,000 to help commercialize products based on stem cell technology. Using nanofibers, LifeSprout makes a nonsurgical, soft tissue replacement alternative for cancer and t[...]
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Maryland startups made waves on a national stage this week, with all four finalists at the Association of University Technology Managers business plan competition coming from the state. Three of the companies came from Johns Hopkins, with the fourth from the University of Maryland. All four have been funded by the Maryland Technology Development Corporation […]