MSU’s first patent helps Alzheimer’s patients

Dr. Jayfus Doswell has become accustomed to finding solutions to complex problems. The Baltimore-born founder of The Juxtopia Group— a nonprofit established to reduce the critical STEM learning gap of underserved communities— has helped to…

OrderUp hires everybody; Back Forty offices hit Craigslist [Startup Roundup]

WHO’S GETTING FUNDED? Paragon Bioservices, based at the University of Maryland BioPark, closed a $13 million Series A round, the Baltimore Business Journal reports. Much of that funding will go to outreach in hotspots like California, Boston and…

The goggles do something: Juxtopia AR goggles earn space grant

Augmented reality goggles (think Google Glass on steroids) could someday be used by astronauts for anything from experiments to spacewalks. That the hope of the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, which handed out…

CASIS Awards New Grants for ISS Tech

The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) this week announced the recipients of new grants for developing technologies for the International Space Station (ISS). CASIS is a non-profit organization which manages research…

Juxtopia Imhotep: another Baltimore team competing for $10M health IT prize

The Johns Hopkins University students behind Team Aezon aren’t the only local competitors vying for $10 million in the global Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE health IT competition. Another team, Juxtopia Imhotep, is a group of 13 minority and women students and entrepreneurs from…