News: Engineering Human Health

International student teams compete at Johns Hopkins Healthcare Design Competition

April 18, 2018

The 2018 Johns Hopkins Healthcare Design Competition attracted student teams from universities across the globe to showcase novel engineering and software design solutions to clinical needs. Hosted by the Department of Biomedical Engineering’s Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design at Johns Hopkins University, more than 150 students, judges, sponsors, clinicians, and guests attended the design competition on April 15. […]

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FastForward 1812 provides startups with office space

June 7, 2017

A 23,000-square-foot innovation hub, located at 1812 Ashland Ave. on the Johns Hopkins East Baltimore campus, is the latest addition to a rapidly growing and increasingly vibrant startup scene that is helping to bring life-changing products, services, and technologies to market—and to revitalize Baltimore’s economy.  Read more as featured in JHU Engineering Magazine…

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CBID innovation selected as one of 21 solutions in USAID effort to Combat Zika

August 10, 2016

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced today 21 potentially game changing solutions to mitigate the spread and impact of the Zika virus.  These award nominees underwent a rigorous review process, and have been selected for accelerated development, testing and deployment.  In April 2016, USAID launched the Combating Zika and Future Threats Grand Challenge to […]

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Barclay students visit Homewood for lab tours, STEM activities

June 16, 2016

While visiting Homewood campus on Wednesday, fifth-grader Levon Brown from nearby Barclay Elementary/Middle School struggled to take off one of the famous Johns Hopkins Ebola suits without letting the bright yellow exterior touch his unprotected skin. “It was hard,” he said. Nearby, his friend, Yasmim Carter, danced in another Ebola suit, and then struggled to […]

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Annual CBID design competition now open to all JHU student teams

April 6, 2016

Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design is gearing up for its Design Day competition, the annual showcase for biomedical engineering students. This year, organizers have added a competition open to student teams from across Hopkins—the first-ever Student Healthcare Design Competition. Both events will be held on May 3. Since 2009, Design Day has […]

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Ebola protective suit honored in global design competition

September 15, 2015

The Johns Hopkins University’s new personal protective suit for frontline health care workers in Ebola outbreaks was honored Monday as one of 10 finalists in the Social Good category of Fast Company’s 2015 Innovation by Design Awards. The suit, intended for use in future Ebola outbreaks like the 2014 epidemic that killed thousands in West […]

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