Established through a generous multi-year gift from the Bisciotti Foundation, the Bisciotti Foundation Translational Fund provides $300,000 seed funding to advance discoveries on a commercial path at Johns Hopkins each year. Recipients are awarded $25,000 to $100,000 to conduct work over a period of up to nine months.

Size: $25,000-$100,000

Length of Project: Up to nine months

Application Deadline: Annually on October 15th


  1. Your technology must be formally disclosed to the Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures office and assigned a case number (e.g. C12345). Disclose an invention here:
  2. The invention must not be subject to any preexisting exclusive licenses, non-exclusive licenses, or options.
  3. At least one investigator must be a faculty, post-doctoral fellow or graduate student at Johns Hopkins University.

Read the Request for Applications


Applications for the Fall 2019 cycle have closed.

Please check back with us in August 2020.


For information about this and other translational funding

Brian Stansky

Senior Director, FastForward
Telephone 410-614-0800